# How do you draw the electron configuration diagram for manganese?

Jul 29, 2016

Refer to the explanation.

#### Explanation:

The electron configuration of manganese, atomic number 25, is $\text{1s"^2"2"^2"2p"^6"3s"^2"3p"^6"3d"^5"4s"^2}$.

The diagram below represents the electron configuration as an orbital diagram.