Electron Configurations Full or Abbreviated

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Electron Configurations Full or Abbreviated

Postby 705170809 » Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:05 pm

Should we be writing out the full electron configuration starting from 1s^2 or can we abbreviate it using noble gas configuration? Do you know if there will be a preference toward one or the other when we take the midterm or it doesn't really matter?

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Re: Electron Configurations Full or Abbreviated

Postby Dimitri Speron 1C » Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:32 pm

In lecture Dr. Lavelle said that we can pretty much always use the abbreviated form unless specifically stated to do otherwise.

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Re: Electron Configurations Full or Abbreviated

Postby Brandon Sanchez 3J » Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:47 pm

It would be easier to do the abbreviated version using the noble gases but just follow what the instructions say to do just in case.


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