What is the electron configuration of Li+?
The parent lithium atom has
And if there are 3 positive nuclear charges, the ATOM must contain 3 negative, extranuclear charges, 3 electrons, that are conceived to whizz about the massive nuclear core....
And using the standard
And should lithium be ionized...
The lone valence electron places lithium at the head of the alkali metals....lithium, natrium, potassium....all of which are ionized facilely....