Problem: Part AWrite the electron configuration for each ion.Co2+N3-Ca2+Express your answers in condensed form separated by commas. Part BDraw the orbital diagram for ion Co2+.Part CDraw the orbital diagram for ion N3-?Part DDraw the orbital diagram for ion Ca2+.

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Atomic number = # of protons = # of electrons


s–subshell can hold a maximum of 2 electrons

p–subshell can hold a maximum of 6 electrons

d–subshell can hold a maximum of 10 electrons

f–subshell can hold a maximum of 14 electrons


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Part A

Write the electron configuration for each ion.

Co2+

N3-

Ca2+

Express your answers in condensed form separated by commas. 

Part B

Draw the orbital diagram for ion Co2+.

Part C

Draw the orbital diagram for ion N3-?

Part D

Draw the orbital diagram for ion Ca2+.

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