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Valence Orbitals.

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Homework Statement



The electron configuration for three neutral atoms are as follows.

A.1s22s22p3
B.1s22s22p63s23p64s23d104p55s24d7
C.1s22s22p63s23p64s23d6

Indicate which are valence orbitals.

The Attempt at a Solution



A.2s22p3
B.4p54d7
C.4s2


Please check if i have this corrrect.
 

Answers and Replies

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Looks right to me man.
 
  • #3
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Look at B again.
Which electrons have the highest principal quantum number?
 

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