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Ti e- Configuration

Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:18 am
by JennyCKim1J
Should Ti's electron configuration be [Ar]3d^2 4s^2 or [Ar]4s^2 3d^2? Why?

Re: Ti e- Configuration

Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:57 am
by Ryan Sydney Beyer 2B
The electron configuration for Titanium should be [Ar] 3d^2 4s^2 because the 3d orbital has a lower energy level when the electrons enter the 3d orbital so the 3d would be written before the 4s in this situation.