Asked Oct 11, 2019

The following electron configurations represent excited states. Identify the element and enter its ground-state condensed electron configuration.



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Excited state electron configuration is [Kr]...


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In the excited state electrons get jumped to the higher energy level from the ground state Here, the electron jumps from 4d orbital to 5p orbital. Therefore, The ground state electronic configuration is [Kr] 5s2 4d3


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