Problem: Which atom has the ground state electronic configuration 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d3?  a. Ga b. V c. As d. Nb e. none

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The given electron configuration is: 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d3

The given electron configuration is of ground state element (i.e. not in an excited state)

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Which atom has the ground state electronic configuration 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d3?  

a. Ga 

b. V 

c. As 

d. Nb 

e. none

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