Problem: One of the following does NOT represent the ground state electron configuration for an atom. Which one? 1. [Ne] 3s2 2. [Ne] 3s2 3p6 3. [Ne] 3s1 4. [Ne] 3s2 3p5 5. [Ne] 3s1 3p3

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One of the following does NOT represent the ground state electron configuration for an atom. Which one?

1. [Ne] 3s2

2. [Ne] 3s2 3p6

3. [Ne] 3s1

4. [Ne] 3s2 3p5

5. [Ne] 3s1 3p3

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