Problem: What is the electron configuration of the iron (III) ion?

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You can determine the electron configuration of Iron (III) ion (the roman numeral III represents the number +3, so it’s Fe3+by referring to the periodic table and locating the position of Fe in the periodic table.

Ground-state means that the element is in its lowest energy form (not in an excited state). Fe has a charge which means that electrons are removed or added in the atom.

 


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What is the electron configuration of the iron (III) ion?

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