CH 2 6TH EDITION 2.47

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Jeremiah Hutauruk
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CH 2 6TH EDITION 2.47

Postby Jeremiah Hutauruk » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:32 pm

2.47 For each of the following ground-state atoms, predict the type of orbital (1s, 2p, 3d, 4f, etc.) from which an electron will be removed to form the 1 ion: (a) Ge; (b) Mn; (c) Ba; (d) Au.

Andrea Zheng 1H
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Re: CH 2 6TH EDITION 2.47

Postby Andrea Zheng 1H » Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:09 pm

Ge: [Ar] 3d10 4s2 4p2, so it would be 4p orbital
Mn: [Ar] 3d5 4s2, so 4s
Ba: [Xe] 6s2, so 6s
Au: [Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s1, so 6s

Mona Lee 4L
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Re: CH 2 6TH EDITION 2.47

Postby Mona Lee 4L » Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:21 am

In general, for these questions: 1. list out the electron configuration 2. start removing e- from the end of your list, because these are the electrons furthest from the nucleus and the least stable


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