Which of the following configurations describes the ground state of a fluorine atom.1s2 2s2 2p11s2 2s2 2p21s2 2s2 2p31s2 2s2 2p41s2 2s2 2p51s2 2s2 2p61s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p11s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p21s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p31s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p41s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p51s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6Which of the following configurations describes the ground state of a phosphorus atom.1s2 2s2 2p11s2 2s2 2p21s2 2s2 2p31s2 2s2 2p41s2 2s2 2p51s2 2s2 2p61s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p11s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p21s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p31s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p41s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p51s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6

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Which of the following configurations describes the ground state of a fluorine atom.

  1. 1s2 2s2 2p1
  2. 1s2 2s2 2p2
  3. 1s2 2s2 2p3
  4. 1s2 2s2 2p4
  5. 1s2 2s2 2p5
  6. 1s2 2s2 2p6
  7. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p1
  8. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p2
  9. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p3
  10. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p4
  11. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p5
  12. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6

Which of the following configurations describes the ground state of a phosphorus atom.

  1. 1s2 2s2 2p1
  2. 1s2 2s2 2p2
  3. 1s2 2s2 2p3
  4. 1s2 2s2 2p4
  5. 1s2 2s2 2p5
  6. 1s2 2s2 2p6
  7. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p1
  8. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p2
  9. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p3
  10. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p4
  11. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p5
  12. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6
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The atomic number of fluorine is 9.  Therefore, there are nine electrons are in the fluorine atom.  All the nine electrons are arranged in atomic orbitals acc...

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