Problem: The element with a completely filled p-subshell is AI Ar P Na 

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Recall:

s           _                1 orbital

p        _ _ _             3 orbitals

d       _ _ _ _ _        5 orbitals

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
f orbitals → can hold a maximum of 14 electrons


We need to find the element that is in Group 8A of the periodic table completely


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The element with a completely filled p-subshell is 

AI 

Ar 

Na 

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