Problem: State where in the periodic table these elements appear:a. elements with the valence-shell electron configuration  ns2np5b. elements that have three unpaired p electronsc. an element whose valence electrons are 4s24p1. Express your answer as the group and period number separated by a comma.d. the d-block elements: groups 3-8, groups 3-12, groups 1-2, Lanthanides, or Actinides

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State where in the periodic table these elements appear:

a. elements with the valence-shell electron configuration  ns2np5

b. elements that have three unpaired p electrons

c. an element whose valence electrons are 4s24p1. Express your answer as the group and period number separated by a comma.

d. the d-block elements: groups 3-8, groups 3-12, groups 1-2, Lanthanides, or Actinides

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