Problem: Is the electron configuration for Ag+ [Kr]4d10?

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Atomic number = # of protons = # of electrons

Ag: atomic number = 47 47 protons & 47 electrons

Neutral Ag: 1s22s22p63s23p64s23d104p65s24d9

d orbitals → prefer to be half-filled or fully filled

move 1 electron from 5s to 4d

Neutral Ag: 1s22s22p63s23p64s23d104p65s14d10


Neutral Ag: 1s22s22p63s23p64s23d104p65s14d10


Shorten the electron configuration by including a noble gas:

[1s22s22p63s23p64s23d104p6]6s2

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Is the electron configuration for Ag+ [Kr]4d10?

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