Answer to Question #165015 in General Chemistry for Amerna

Question #165015

Consider the element scandium.

a. Complete the table below by providing a set of quantum

numbers for the last two electrons in a scandium atom. [4]

   e-​

  Principle quantum number

  Orbital-shape quantum number

  Magnetic quantum number

 Spin quantum number

   1

        2

          b. Provide an orbital diagram of the scandium atom. [2]

c. Provide an orbital diagram of the scandium ion. [2]


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Expert's answer
2021-02-22T05:52:24-0500

Scandium has "21" electrons.

a)Principal quantum number

"n=3;l=2;m_l=-2;m_s=" "{+{1\\over 2}}"

Orbital quantum number

"1s^2,2s^2,2p^63s^2,3p^6,4s^23d"

Magnetic quantum number

"n=4;l=0;m_l=0;m_s=" "{+{1\\over2}}"

Spin quantum number

"m_s=" "{+{1\\over2}}"

b)



c)





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