Chem - Electron configurations gen

Chem - Electron configurations gen - A method used by...

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Electron configuration A method used by scientist that one to see the distribution of electrons in there respective orbitals Chemical bonding involves only e - (not protons nor neutrons) e - configurations allow us to see the e - that are used in bonding Before we learn the theory behind e - configurations, we will first learn how to construct them. Diagonal Diagram The numbers (1-7) represent energy levels. Note the number of rows in the periodic table. There are seven of them, and this is not a coincidence. The letters (s, p, d, f) represent sublevels Each sublevel can hold a set number o e - , regardless of the energy level accompanying it. For instance, 1s and 7s hold the same amount of e - . The difference is the energy level of the e -.
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SUBLEVEL # of e - s 2 p 6 d 10 f 14 Steps to constructing e - configurations 1. Determine the number of e - in the element. 2. Begin with 1s and follow the arrows for the order of filling energy levels with e - .
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