Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Section 8.3 - Electron Configurations: How Electrons Occupy Orbitals - Conceptual Connection - Page 344: 8.2


The statement (c) is true

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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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