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Some patterns of electron configuration are listed below. In each case, [G] stands for a noble-gas core and n, m, or o stands for integer numbers like 1, 2, 3 and so on. Think about the chemical elements made of atoms with an electron configuration that matches each pattern. In what block or blocks of the Periodic Table would these elements lie? Would they be metals, nonmetals, metalloids, some of each? Use your answers to these questions to complete the table.