Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 8 - Sections 8.1-8.9 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 66c

Answer

$[Ar]4s^{1}$ $[Ar]$

Work Step by Step

Write the electron configuration for an uncharged K atom. One electron must be removed from K to form the ion $K^{+}$. Remove this electron to its energy level and change the corresponding electron configuration.
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