Problem: Indicate the number of unpaired electrons for the following: [noble gas] ns2np5

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[noble gas] ns2np5

[noble gas] → core electrons → all are paired electrons

focus on ns2np5:

s subshell → 1 orbital

p subshell → 5 orbitals

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Indicate the number of unpaired electrons for the following: [noble gas] ns2np5

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