Problem: What is the electronic configuration of the Indium 3+ (In3+) cation?

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We’re being asked to construct the orbital diagram for In3+


For this problem, we need to do the following:

Step 1: Determine the electron configuration of the neutral element.

Step 2: Determine the electron configuration of the ion.

Step 3: Construct the orbital diagram for the ion.


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What is the electronic configuration of the Indium 3+ (In3+) cation?

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