Problem: A student wrote that an element had the electron configuration 1s22s22p63s23p64s23d10.  If the element forms an ion, what is its most likely charge?a) +1b) +2c) –2d) –6e) 0, it is a noble gas

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A student wrote that an element had the electron configuration 1s22s22p63s23p64s23d10.  If the element forms an ion, what is its most likely charge?

a) +1

b) +2

c) –2

d) –6

e) 0, it is a noble gas

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