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Solution - Identify an Element with Five Electrons in the Outer Subshell. - CBSE (Science) Class 11 - Chemistry

Question

Use the periodic table to answer the following question

Identify an element with five electrons in the outer subshell.

Solution 1

The electronic configuration of an element having 5 electrons in its outermost subshell should be ns2np5. This is the electronic configuration of the halogen group. Thus, the element can be F, CL, Br, I, or At.

Solution 2

Element belonging to nitrogen family (group 15) e.g., nitrogen.

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APPEARS IN

 NCERT Chemistry Textbook for Class 11 Part 1 (with solutions)
Chapter 3: Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Q: 27.1 | Page no. 94

Reference Material

Solution for question: Identify an Element with Five Electrons in the Outer Subshell. concept: Electronic Configurations of Elements and Their Periodic Table. For the course CBSE (Science)
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