Problem: Which one of the following is the correct orbital diagram for nitrogen? 

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Recall that for a neutral element, Atomic number = # of protons = # of electrons

The atomic number of N is 7 which means N has 7 electrons.


The location of N in the periodic table is shown below:



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Which one of the following is the correct orbital diagram for nitrogen? 

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