Shorthand Electron Configuration
Once you have attempted a question 3 times, you can press the Show Answer
button for the correct answer.
Pressing "New Element" causes a small window to appear with an element
name, an empty cell and a "Check Answer" button.
Enter the shorthand electron configuration or element name in the blank
cell. Be sure to use the square 's to contain the prior noble gas.
Do not attempt to stylize superscript enter as normal numbers
Include one space after the 's and after each sublevel. Example:
[Ar] 4s2 3d10 4p3 (note the spaces)
Press "Check Answer.".
This page was written by Prof
George Wiger of California
State University, Dominguez Hills campus.
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