We’re being asked to determine which of the transition elements in the first transition series have anomalous electron configurations.
This is because most transition metals are found in the d-orbital.
Remember that according to Hund's rule, electron orbitals that are degenerate (same energy)are first half-filled before they are totally filled.
Recall that there are exceptions that exist for (anomalous) electron configurations for some transition metals.
Which of the transition elements in the first transition series have anomalous electron configurations?
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