Question

The electronic configuration of phosphorus atom is 2, 8, 5. Give the electronic configuration of P 3- ion.

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Answer

Electronic configuration of P = 2, 8, 5

P atom gains 3e to form P3-

∴ P3- has configuration = 2, 8, (5 + 3) = 2, 8, 8

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