Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 7 The Structure of Atoms and Periodic Trends - Study Questions - Page 281f: 79


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a) 113: $[Rn]\ 5f^{14}\ 6d^{10}\ 7s^2\ 7p^1$ 115: $[Rn]\ 5f^{14}\ 6d^{10}\ 7s^2\ 7p^3$ b) 113: Group 13, Boron 115: Group 15, Nitrogen c) Americium's atomic number: 95 Atomic number of the lighter atom: 113-95=18 That's argon.
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