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# What is the most common oxidation state for actinoids?

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## Oxidation state:"The oxidation state of an element in a compound ascertained according to a set of rules formulated on the basis that electron pair in a covalent bond belongs entirely to a more electronegative element."Oxidation states of Actinoids:Actinoids are metallic chemical elements with atomic numbers from $89$ to $103$.Actinides exhibit larger oxidation states than lanthanides due to small gaps between subshells.The most common oxidation state of actinoids is $+3$.

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