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Ground state electron configuration of carbon (C):
Ground state orbital diagram:
absorption of radiation of various wavelengths:
A carbon atom can absorb radiation of various wavelengths with resulting changes in its electron configuration. Write the orbital diagrams for the electron configuration of carbon that results from the ground state absorbing the three longest wavelengths of radiation it can absorb.
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