Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Section 8.3 - Electron Configurations: How Electrons Occupy Orbitals - Conceptual Connection: 8.2

Answer

The statement (c) is true

Work Step by Step

The statement (c) is true because after penetration, the electron is less shielded from the nucleus, and it has lower energy.
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