What element has the electron configuration #1s^(2)2s^(2)2p^(6)3s^(2)3p^(2)#?
Given that the element is neutral, and that there are 14 electrons, clearly
It was given that there were 14 electrons. Given a neutral atom, there MUST be 14 positively charged particles in the element's nucleus. Thus
I'll give you a hint, the element's name starts with an