Problem: Which of the following is true about the electron configurations of the noble gases?A. The highest occupied s and p sublevels are completely filled.B. The highest occupied s and p sublevels are partially filled.C. The electrons which the highest energy are in a d sublevel.D. The electrons with the highest energy are in an f sublevel.

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Noble gases are placed in the last column of the periodic table.

  • These gases are very stable.
  • Their electron configuration consists of completely filled orbitals which is the cause of stability.


Analyze each statement: 


A. The highest occupied s and p sublevels are completely filled.


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Which of the following is true about the electron configurations of the noble gases?

A. The highest occupied s and p sublevels are completely filled.

B. The highest occupied s and p sublevels are partially filled.

C. The electrons which the highest energy are in a d sublevel.

D. The electrons with the highest energy are in an f sublevel.

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