Atomic number = # of protons = # of electrons
Ag: atomic number = 47 → 47 protons & 47 electrons
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
Ag has an anomalous electron configuration. Write the observed electron configuration of Ag. Express your answer in complete form in order of increasing orbital energy. For example, 1s22s2 should be entered as 1s^22s^2.
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