CHM 501

5. Determine the electron configurations for the following gas phase ions: Mn+, Sm3+, Pt2+, Pb2+, Pb4+.

Answer

Mn+: [Ar]3d6

Sm3+: [Xe]4f5

Pt2+: [Xe]4f145d8

Pb2+: [Xe]4f145d106s2

Pb4+: [Xe]4f145d10