Problem: Write the ground-state electron configuration of the following transition metal:  Fe 2+?

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First, determine the ground-state electron configuration of Iron (Fe) 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 excited state). Ca has no charge which means that no electrons are removed or added in the atom.

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Write the ground-state electron configuration of the following transition metal:  Fe 2+?

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