Problem: The elements with atomic numbers 31 and 49 have similar chemical properties. Based on their electronic configurations, predict the atomic number of a heavier element that also should share these chemical properties.

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The elements with atomic numbers 31 and 49 have similar chemical properties. Based on their electronic configurations, predict the atomic number of a heavier element that also should share these chemical properties.

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