Problem: Consider the following elements: P, Ca, Si, S, Ga.Enter the electron configuration for S.

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Recall that an electron configuration describes the distribution of electrons within the orbitals of its atoms.  


To write the electron configuration for S (sulfur), we need to determine the: 

1. number of electrons and 

2. the correct sequence of electron distribution depending on the energy levels of each orbital.   


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Consider the following elements: P, Ca, Si, S, Ga.

Enter the electron configuration for S.

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