A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
RH
 one year ago
How many halffilled orbitals are there in a manganese (atomic number 25) atom?
A. 4
B. 1
C. 5
D. 3
E. 2
RH
 one year ago
How many halffilled orbitals are there in a manganese (atomic number 25) atom? A. 4 B. 1 C. 5 D. 3 E. 2

This Question is Closed

ANISH95
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no. its not, write the electronic config.

RH
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 3d5 4s2

ANISH95
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the complete electronic configuration

ANISH95
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1absolutely. correct. gd!

ANISH95
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now how many unpaired electrons are there

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

ANISH95
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1except for 3d, each orbital has even number of electrons, which implies paired electrons. do you know how many orbitals are there in d

ANISH95
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes.... 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,

ANISH95
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1u 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)

RH
 one year 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?

ANISH95
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1there 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

RH
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so there are 5 half filled orbitals in a manganese atom?
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.