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 23 - Problems - Page 1047: 23.28


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Work Step by Step

a.the maximum number of unpaired electrons in a lanthanide ion is 7 because f-block contains 7 orbitals. b.The maximum number of unpaired electrons corresponds to a half-filled f subshell.
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