Problem: Construct the orbital diagram of the F- ion.A neutral fluorine atom has 9 electrons. How many electrons does a F- ion have?

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We are asked to construct the orbital diagram of the F- ion.

F → 9 electrons

Negative charge adds 1 electron more. 

F- → 10 electrons


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Construct the orbital diagram of the F- ion.

A neutral fluorine atom has 9 electrons. How many electrons does a F- ion have?