We’re being asked to determine which among the give molecular electron configurations is in excited state.
An excited state can be identified by:
• electron that has skipped orbitals
• orbitals that are not completely filled and the next one is already filled
The general order of orbitals when they are written is:
These orbitals can contain a maximum number of electrons:
Which of these molecular electron configurations describe an excited state? Check all that apply.
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