Chemistry Electron Configuration Solution: What element forms an ion with an electronic confi...

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Solution: What element forms an ion with an electronic configuration of [Xe] and a -2 charge? Give the symbol for the element.

Problem

What element forms an ion with an electronic configuration of [Xe] and a -2 charge? Give the symbol for the element.


Solution

Xe has an atomic mass of 54 which means it has a 54 protons and 54 electrons. 

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