Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 5 - Electron Configurations and the Periodic Table - Questions for Review and Thought - Review Questions - Page 240: 4


It is located in the 3p shell.

Work Step by Step

This simply means that a given electron is in the 3p orbital. Since the 3p orbital contains a maximum of 6 electrons, we know that x will be an integer ranging from 1 to 6.
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