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DAT General Chemistry 2 Electron configuration

Electron Configuration
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ONLY Exceptions to electron configuration
Cu copper
Ag Silver
Au Gold
Cr Chromium
Mo Molybdenum
Ending alkali metals
S1
Ending alkaline earth
S2
Ending nonmetals
P something
upper right hand of periodic table
Ending metals
S something or d something
Left side periodic table
Ending Halogens
P5
Ending Noble gas
P6
Paramagnetic
For magnetic field
Attracted to magnetic field
has odd # of electrons
has unpaired electrons
Diamagnetic
Not attracted to mag. field
Has completely paired electrons in orbitals
4S orbital in 4th shell is after
the 3d orbital/ shell
n
shell number or principal quantum number
n^2
number of orbitals
2 x n^2
# electrons
All Electron configuration rules apply to
GROUND state only (neutral atom)
not excited state