## Electron Configuration - Orbital Diagrams

$sp, sp^{2}, sp^{3}, dsp^{3}, d^{2}sp^{3}$

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### Electron Configuration - Orbital Diagrams

In drawing out an orbital diagram for an element, can someone explain the easiest steps to take? I know you have to take the electron configuration and work from there, but how can you be sure that your orbital diagram correctly translates from the electron configuration?

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### Re: Electron Configuration - Orbital Diagrams

Drawings are done from lowest to highest energy, bottom to top. See textbook or office hours for help with drawings.