# Problem: The complete ground state electron configuration for iodine (I) is: a.  1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d7 b.  1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2  4d2  5p2 c.  1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p1 d.  1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p3 e.  1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p5

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The complete ground state electron configuration for iodine (I) is:

a.  1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d7

b.  1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s4d5p2

c.  1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p1

d.  1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p3

e.  1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p5

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