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anonymous
 one year ago
What is the electron configuration of the element with 27 protons?
anonymous
 one year ago
What is the electron configuration of the element with 27 protons?

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JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Can you identify the element with 27 protons by name?

cwrw238
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'll start you off 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 the next 2 suborbitals are 4s and 3d

cwrw238
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its a member of the transitional group of elements

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Cobalt @JoannaBlackwelder

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Great! :) From here we know that cobalt has 27 electrons (to balance out the 27 protons).

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1And we need to add them in the order found here: http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Inorganic_Chemistry/Electronic_Configurations

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Each orbital hold 2 electrons. s subshells have 1 orbital, p subshells have 3 orbitals, and d subshells have 5 orbitals.

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you see how @cwrw238 came up with the electron configuration up to argon?

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I guess she knows. But she doesn't know the sequence. Its 1s,2s,2p,3s,3p,4s,3d,4p,...... This way now @JoannaBlackwelder is right about the orbitals. so s can contain 2 electrons, p, 6 electrons, d, 10 electrons and f 14 electrons.

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cwrw238 knows all right She's a chemistry major.

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wow @welshfella !

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yea she's my niece . She's also just finished a degree course in Math.

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks to this website that I am having a conversation with you guys.! Awesome!
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