Problem: Which atom would be expected to have a half-filled 6p subshell?

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We can determine the elements in the 6p subshell by using the periodic table and labeling the subshells on it.

Recall that p subshell has 3 orbitals that can be occupied by 6 electrons

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Which atom would be expected to have a half-filled 6p subshell?

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