Problem: Which atom has the electron configuration 1s22s22p63s23p63d74s2?

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  • We can actually determine the identity of the element by counting the electrons 

  • In the electronic configuration, the sum of the superscripts are the # of electrons

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Which atom has the electron configuration 1s22s22p63s23p63d74s2?

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