Problem: Construct the orbital diagram for Ni.

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We’re being asked to construct the orbital diagram for Ni. For that, we first need to determine the electron configuration of Ni.


Recall that for a neutral element, Atomic number = # of protons = # of electrons


The atomic number of Ni is 28 and since it’s a neutral element, this means Ni has 28 electrons.


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Construct the orbital diagram for Ni.

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