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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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A condensed electron configuration is also known as noble gas notation because it uses the last noble gas of the row above the row containing the element being notated to shorten the electron notation for the element. Co... More »

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Neon was discovered by freezing the chemical element argon using liquefied air. The gas that vaporized from the mixture was subjected to a high voltage to obtain its spectral lines. The crimson light that the gas emitted... More »

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Neon is its own chemical element, not a compound of elements. Neon is an inert gas and part of the noble gases group in the periodic table. More »

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Potassium has an electron configuration of 1s22s22p63s23p64s1. The noble gas configuration of this element is [Ar] 4s1. The [Ar] in this configuration represents the electron configuration for argon. More »

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Fluorine's electron configuration in the ground state is 1s2 2s2 2p5. This means that the electrons in the fluorine atom are in their lowest possible energy state. These electrons are held in orbitals in each energy leve... More »

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Silicon has an electron configuration of 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p2. Using the noble gas notation, the electron configuration of silicon can be denoted by Ne 3s2 3p2. More »

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