Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 8 - Problems: 8.20

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

The maximum number of electrons having energy level n is $2n^{2}$. Therefore, in this occasion, 2($4^{2}$) = 32 electrons.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.