Problem: Both vanadium and its 3+ ion are paramagnetic.Write the electron configuration of V3+.

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We’re being asked to write the electron configuration of V3+


Before we can do that, let’s first determine the total number of electrons in a neutral vanadium atom by writing its electron configuration.


We will do the following steps to solve the problem:

Step 1: Determine the total number of electrons in neutral vanadium

Step 2: Determine the electron configuration of neutral vanadium

Step 3: Determine the electron configuration of V3+

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Both vanadium and its 3+ ion are paramagnetic.

Write the electron configuration of V3+.