1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Electronic Structure Problem!

  1. Oct 13, 2004 #1
    hi this question is to do with electronic structure.
    What is special about the arrangement of helium, neon and argon?
    Please help because i really dont know! :smile:
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 13, 2004 #2


    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    Look at the configurations for all the Noble Gases, by clicking below, and see if you find a pattern :

Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook