Problem: The element that corresponds to the electron configuration 1s22s22p63s23p64s13d5 is: A) titanium B) vanadiumC) mangneseD) chromium

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We are being asked to determine the element that corresponds to the electron configuration 1s22s22p63s23p64s13d5


For a neutral element, Atomic number = # of protons = # of electrons.


Recall that: 

s–subshell can hold a maximum of 2 electrons

p–subshell can hold a maximum of 6 electrons

d–subshell can hold a maximum of 10 electrons


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The element that corresponds to the electron configuration 1s22s22p63s23p64s13d5 is: 

A) titanium 

B) vanadium

C) mangnese

D) chromium

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