CHM 501

2. Write the electron configurations for the following (use the rare gas notation for closed shells): a) Gd3+; b) Rh3+; c) Os3+; d) Tl3+; e) Bi3+.

Answer

a) Gd3+: [Xe]4f7

b) Rh3+: [Kr]4d6

c) Os3+: [Xe]4f145d5

d) Tl3+: [Xe]4f145d10

e) Bi3+: [Xe]4f145d106s2