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2. When positive ions are formed, what happens to the electrons in the highest energy orbitals?

  • the number of the electrons is doubled
  • electrons are removed
  • the number of electrons stays the same
  • electrons are added

3. What is the electronic configuration of Potassium, K?

  • 1s^2 2s^2 2p^6 3s^2 3p^6 4s^2
  • 1s^2 2s^2 2p^6 3s^2 3p^6 4s^4
  • (^ indicates a subscript) 1s^2 2s^2 2p^6 3s^2 3p^6 4s^1
  • 1s^2 2s^2 3s^2 3p^6 4s^1

4. How can the electronic configuration be abbreviated?

  • it can not be abbreviated
  • to show the last half of its electronic configuration
  • to show just the outer shell of the element
  • to show just the inner shell of the element

5. When negative ions are formed, what happens to the electrons in the highest energy orbitals?

  • the number of electrons stays the same
  • the number of electrons is doubled
  • electrons are added
  • electrons are removed

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