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Solution: For Vanadium (V), which of the following describes the three valence electrons in 3d:A.  The electrons are each unpaired and all are in degenerate orbitalsB.  Two electrons are paired and all are in degenerate orbitalsC.  Two electrons are paired and those two are in a degenerate orbitalsD.  The electrons are each unpaired and none are in degenerate orbitalsE.  The electrons are each unpaired and two are in degenerate orbitals

Problem

For Vanadium (V), which of the following describes the three valence electrons in 3d:

A.  The electrons are each unpaired and all are in degenerate orbitals

B.  Two electrons are paired and all are in degenerate orbitals

C.  Two electrons are paired and those two are in a degenerate orbitals

D.  The electrons are each unpaired and none are in degenerate orbitals

E.  The electrons are each unpaired and two are in degenerate orbitals