Problem: Give the chemical symbol for the element with the following ground-state electron configuration. [Ne]3s23p3 Symbol: _____________ Write the quantum numbers n and l and select all possible values for ml for each subshell of the element. 3s2 n = _________l = _________ ml = a) -1, 0, +1 b) 0 c) -2, -1, 0, +1, +2 d) -3, -2, -1, 0, +1, +2, +3 3p3 n = ___________ l = _____________ ml = a) -2, -1, 0, +1, +2 b) -1, 0, +1 c) 0 d) -3, -2, -1, 0, +1, +2, +3

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Recall: Atomic Number = Number of Electrons

The atomic number of Ne is 10 which means there are 10 electrons and another 5 electrons from the orbitals.

This means the element has 15 electrons or an atomic number of 15. 

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Give the chemical symbol for the element with the following ground-state electron configuration. 

[Ne]3s23p3 

Symbol: _____________ 

Write the quantum numbers n and l and select all possible values for ml for each subshell of the element. 

3s2 

n = _________

l = _________ 

ml = 

a) -1, 0, +1 

b) 0 

c) -2, -1, 0, +1, +2 

d) -3, -2, -1, 0, +1, +2, +3 


3p3 

n = ___________ 

l = _____________ 

ml = 

a) -2, -1, 0, +1, +2 

b) -1, 0, +1 

c) 0 

d) -3, -2, -1, 0, +1, +2, +3