Write the ground-state electron configuration.
Distribute electrons in the atomic orbitals:
s orbital → can hold a maximum of 2 electrons
p orbitals → can hold a maximum of 6 electrons
d orbitals → can hold a maximum of 10 electrons
f orbitals → can hold a maximum of 14 electrons
How many inner/core and how many outer/valence electrons are in Te?
a) 46 inner/core and 6 outer/valence
b) 36 inner/core and 12 outer/valence
c) 36 inner/core and 6 outer/valence
d) 46 inner/core and 12 outer/valence
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