Problem: Which neutral atom has the following electron configuration: 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p6 6s2?

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When finding the identity of the element, you’ll have to identify the atomic number of that element.

• Neutral element:          Atomic number = # protons = # electrons

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Which neutral atom has the following electron configuration: 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p6 6s2?

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