What is electron configuration of Bi5+?

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. Here is the Bi neutral atom electron configuration. Take the last five electrons away to make the Bi^+5 ion.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. I don't understand why it's like that -

    Shouldn't it be 6s2.4f14.5d10.6p3
    And then with the charge 6s2.4f14.5d8

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  3. No, it should be as stated. While it may be true that the 4f and 5d levels are filled before the 6s or the 6p, the fact is that 6s and 6p are the OUTSIDE shells and those are the VALENCE electrons. So you remove the outside electrons from the outside shells leaving you with [Xe] 4f14 5d10 for the Bi+5 ion.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Chemistry

    Electron configuration for phosphorus is 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p3. So the number of electron must be 15 , right ? But , what if m = 1 ? Does it effect the number of electron ?

  2. chemistry

    What is the element with an electron configuration of 1s22s22p63s23p64s23d7?

  3. AP Chemistry

    Which of the following electron configurations correspond to an excited state? Identify the atoms and write the ground-state electron configuration where appropriate. If the configuration is a noble gas, enter the noble gas in

  4. Chemistry

    how do i write the complete electron configuration for Ga3+ and Mg2+????????????

  1. Chemistry

    Electron Configuration for mo2+

  2. Chemistry

    1) What is the atomic # for selenium? 34 2) Write the full electron configuration for selenium following the (n+l) rule? I am not sure what is meant by n+l 3) write the electron configuration, grouping electrons by their "n"

  3. Chemistry

    What is the generic outer electron configuration for the alkali metals?

  4. chemistry

    Identify the neutral element represented by this excited-state electron configuration, then write the ground-state electron configuration for that element. Excited State: 1s2 2s2 2p2 3s1 Element Symbol: ? Ground State: ?

  1. chemistry

    which element has the ground-state electron configuration [Kr]5s^2 4d^10 5p^4

  2. Chemistry

    Which group of elements is characterized by an s2p3 configuration? What is the electron configuration of group 15? thanks

  3. CHEM

    Consider the following neutral electron configurations in which 'n' has a constant value. Which configuration would belong to the element with the most negative electron affinity, E-ea? a) ns^2 b) ns^2 np^2 c) ns^2 np^5 d) ns^2

  4. Science

    A chemical element with the symbol X has the electron arrangement 2,8,6 (electron configuration 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p4). Which chemical species is this chemical element most likely to form?

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.