To what family does the electron configuration ns2 np5 belong?

asked by @kaelint1 • 11 months ago • Chemistry • 5 pts
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Hey there! The elements of group VII A or commonly known as Halogens have electron configurations that end with ns2 np5. I've posted the elements and their electron configuration below for your reference.

F : 2s2 2p5

Cl : 3s2 3p5

Br :3d10 4s2 4p5

I : 4d10 5s2 5p5

At : 5d10 6s2 6p5

I hope this helps!

answered by @leot1 • 11 months ago

the element group belongs in GROUP 7A/17

answered by @erinh38 • 11 months ago