Problem: Which of the following is an isoelectronic series?a. B5-, Si4-, As3-, Te2-b. F -, Cl -, Br -, I -c. S, Cl, Ar, Kd. Si2-, P2-, S2-, Cl2-e. O2-, F -, Ne, Na+

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We are being asked to determine which of the given set of elements belongs to an isoelectronic series (i.e. possess the same number of electrons). 


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Which of the following is an isoelectronic series?

a. B5-, Si4-, As3-, Te2-

b. F -, Cl -, Br -, I -

c. S, Cl, Ar, K

d. Si2-, P2-, S2-, Cl2-

e. O2-, F -, Ne, Na+

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