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DSP^3

Postby 405289292 » Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:39 pm

How come D is listed first in this label and not S?

Sydney Myers 4I
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Re: DSP^3

Postby Sydney Myers 4I » Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:37 pm

It mirrors the order in electron configuration. Since the d orbital is from a lower energy level, even though it fills later, it is put before. Today in class Lavelle said that it doesn't really matter what the order is though.


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