Interpreting the electron configuration of an atom or atomic ion in noble-gas notation

Interpreting the electron configuration of an atom or atomic ion in noble-gas notation

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Interpreting the electron configuration of an atom or atomic ion in noble-gas notation Problem: Chemists frequently save space when writing longer electron configurations by replacing the configuration of the inner electrons with the symbol for the noble gas in the previous period
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Unformatted text preview: We can see that there are two electrons in 3p shell. There are 4 electrons shown and 10 "inner electrons" from the neon atom = 14 electrons The atom has 14 protons so it is silicon Si...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course CHEM 152 taught by Professor Chiu during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.

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