Problem: Determine the element of lowest atomic number that contains a half-filled d subshell in the ground state.

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Recall that the periodic table is grouped according to the subshell the valence electrons of each element are in.

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Determine the element of lowest atomic number that contains a half-filled d subshell in the ground state.

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