Ground state and excited electrons  [ENDORSED]

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Maria Roman 1A
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Ground state and excited electrons

Postby Maria Roman 1A » Mon May 07, 2018 12:06 am

What's the difference between electrons in their ground state and excited electrons?
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Mariah Guerrero 1J
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Re: Ground state and excited electrons  [ENDORSED]

Postby Mariah Guerrero 1J » Mon May 07, 2018 12:14 am

In the simplest terms, ground state refers to an electron in its lowest energy and excited electrons refers to an electron that absorbs energy.
Here's a great video that goes into more detail of the difference!
Hope this helps!

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