Problem: Which ground-state atom has an electron configuration described by the following orbital diagram? A) phosphorus B) nitrogen C) arsenic D) vanadium E) none of these 

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We are being asked to determine the ground-state atom that has an electron configuration described by the following orbital diagram


Recall that a neutral atom: atomic number = # proton = # neutron


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Which ground-state atom has an electron configuration described by the following orbital diagram? 

A) phosphorus 

B) nitrogen 

C) arsenic 

D) vanadium 

E) none of these 

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