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The valence electron configuration of Pb is [Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s2 6p2, or 2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 4 electrons per shell. It has four valence electrons in the outermost shell. Lead is placed in group 14 or p-block and Period 6 of ... More »

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The electron configuration of an atom refers to the manner in which its electrons are arranged in the atom's orbital shells and sublevels, or subshells. The orbital configuration of an atom's electrons is a primary facto... More »

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The electron configuration of oxygen is 1s22s22p4, according to the University of Maryland website. This configuration shows how oxygen's eight electrons are distributed throughout the atom. More »

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The element palladium has 10 valence electrons in its outermost shell, the 4d shell. Many elements follow the octet rule, where they are considered having a full outer shell when there are eight electrons. Transition met... More »

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The orbital notation or electron configuration for potassium is 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s1 or 2, 8, 8 and 1 electrons per shell. The atomic number of potassium is 19, and thus it has 19 electrons and 19 protons. More »

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Calculating the ionization energy of atoms is a simple process that requires basic knowledge of the electron configuration arrived at through Koopman's theory. Ionization energy is the energy an electron takes to detach ... More »

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