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An atom of neon has two energy levels. The first energy level has two electrons, while the second energy level has eight electrons. Energy levels are shells containing electrons revolving around the nucleus of the atom. More »

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The chemistry expression "noble gas configuration" refers to the electron configuration of an element. The noble gas configuration for neon is denoted as 1s2 2s2 2p6. More »

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The atomic mass of the element neon is 20.18 amu, or atomic mass units. This number, which appears on the periodic table underneath the chemical symbol for neon, Ne, represents the weighted average of the isotopic masses... More »

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An atom is in a ground state when all of the electrons in an atom are at their lowest energy levels. In an excited state, electrons spread out to higher energy levels, and not all are in their lowest levels. More »

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The Bohr model for silver explains the number of electrons, protons and neutrons that are present in the atom, and it diagrams the placement of the electrons within silver’s five energy levels. Silver’s Bohr model indica... More »

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Electrons occupy the energy levels of an atom. The energy level of an atom exists in the electron cloud that surrounds the nucleus. The nucleus is home to the protons and neutrons of the atom. More »

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Electrons are found in parts of an atom called shells that cover different energy levels and are referred to by the letters K, L, M, N, O, P and Q. More »

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