## Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 8 - Sections 8.1-8.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 12

#### Answer

An orbital diagram is a diagram which gives information similar to an electron configuration, but symbolizes an electron as an arrow in a box representing an orbital, with the arrow's direction denoting the electron's spin.

#### Work Step by Step

An example for the orbital diagram for Neon is: $1s^{2}2s^{2}2p^{6}$ 1s ↑↓ 2s ↑↓ 2p ↑↓↑↓↑↓

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