Problem: Fe has __________ that is (are) unpaired in its d orbitals.A. one electronB. two electronsC. three electronsD. four electronsE.none of these

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Determine the electron configuration of Fe (iron) and construct the orbital diagram for the electrons in the d-orbitals

Recall that for a neutral element, Atomic number = # of protons = # of electrons

The atomic number of Fe is 26 and since it’s a neutral element, this means Fe has 26 electrons.

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Fe has __________ that is (are) unpaired in its d orbitals.

A. one electron

B. two electrons

C. three electrons

D. four electrons

E.none of these

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