Problem: Identify the element: The ground-state electron configuration contains three unpaired 6p electrons.

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6p  period 6 and p-block 


Electron configuration: [Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s2 6p3


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Identify the element: The ground-state electron configuration contains three unpaired 6p electrons.

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