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How to write p in electron configuration

Posted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:36 am
by Kristina Rizo 2K
Does anyone know if for the test we are supposed to write out p as p^3 or px^1, py^1, pz^1?

Re: How to write p in electron configuration

Posted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:44 am
by AnvitaaAnandkumar_1B
We don't need to specify the orientation of the orbitals.
So we just need to write p^3