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anonymous
 3 years ago
How many halffilled orbitals are there in a manganese (atomic number 25) atom?
A. 4
B. 1
C. 5
D. 3
E. 2
anonymous
 3 years ago
How many halffilled orbitals are there in a manganese (atomic number 25) atom? A. 4 B. 1 C. 5 D. 3 E. 2

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is B the correct answer?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no. its not, write the electronic config.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 3d5 4s2

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the complete electronic configuration

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0absolutely. correct. gd!

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now how many unpaired electrons are there

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you explain how to know how many unpaired electrons there are?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0except for 3d, each orbital has even number of electrons, which implies paired electrons. do you know how many orbitals are there in d

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes.... right, now you see that 3d subshell has 5 orbitals and 5 electrons are to be housed in these 5 orbitals. try to fill 5 electrons in 5 orbitals. you will have the answer,

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u know hund's rule of maximum multiplicity? the only way to do this is to fill each orbital with 1 electron and this arrangement will give you 5 alone electrons.....(which are not paired up)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think I understand now. but how do you know which rule to use to find halffilled orbitals?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there are three main rules to write electronic configurations. 1) afbau principle 2) hunds rule of maximum multiplicity 3) pauli's exclusion principle..................... this last one is of minimal importance in writing configurations but you must learn the above two to know how to write electronic configuration

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so there are 5 half filled orbitals in a manganese atom?
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