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amishra
 3 years ago
Identify the following element
Four electrons in the third main energy level.
amishra
 3 years ago
Identify the following element Four electrons in the third main energy level.

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mayankdevnani
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Silicon... @amishra

AuroraBorealis
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Electron configuration of Si; \[1s ^{2} 2s ^{2} 2p ^{6} 3s ^{2} 3p ^{2}\] If you draw an Energy Diagram(for Si) you'll see that the 3rd energy level (3s,3p,4s and 3d) has 4 electrons in total.

amishra
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am sorry, I didn't understand. :/

AuroraBorealis
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1347892907941:dw This is an energy diagram for Si. As you can see the 3rd energy level (n=3) has 2electrons in 3s and 2 electrons in 3p. 2+2=4 Did this help?

amishra
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh thank you! I finally got it!! :D Thank you so much!

AuroraBorealis
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you're welcome (:
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