How many unpaired electrons in a ground state fluorine atom?

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Jul 21, 2016

Answer:

Fluorine has one unpaired electron in the ground state.

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Explanation:

Fluorine is in the #2nd# Energy Level (row) of the Periodic Table and in the #5th# column of the #p# block making the electron configuration #1s^2 2s^2 2p^5#

The outermost shell of the atom would have #7# electrons.

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The Bohr Model would have #2# electrons in the fist orbital and #7# electrons in the second orbit level.

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