Electronic Structure of Atoms Problem Set
This problem set was developed by S.E. Van Bramer for Chemistry 145 at Widener University.
- Write the electron configuration ([Ne] 3s2, 3p4) and a table with the four quantum numbers (n, l, ml, ms) for the valence electrons in the following atoms:
- Based upon the Bohr model of an atom, what would happen for atoms other than Hydrogen? Helium and Lithium for example?
- Which element could have a ground state valence shell electron in the following orbital.
- 2px, 2py, and 2pz
- Make an energy level diagram that shows the electrons in the following: a) F b) F1- c) N d) N3- e) Si
- Use electron configuration to explain the following trends in the periodic table. Use data from tables in your book to produce a graph that shows these trends.
- Atomic Radius
- Ionic Radius
- Ionization Energy
- Electron Affinity
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Scott Van Bramer
Department of Chemistry
Chester, PA 19013
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