Asked Jan 21, 2020
Which neutral element has the following electron configuration?
1 s^2 2s^2 2 p^6 3 s^2 3 p^6 4 s^2 3 d^{10} 4 p^6 

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Electronic configuration is the ground state distribution of electrons among the orbital of species. Electronic configuration of an atom defines many chemical properties of an atom.

Step 2

The electronic configuration unknown neutral element is written below.

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Therefore, the number of electrons present in neutral element is 36. The number of electrons present in any element is equal to the its atomic nu...

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