What is the element with the electron arrangement of 2,8,8?

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Jul 23, 2016

Answer:

If the beast is neutral, then the element is #"argon"#.

Explanation:

How do I know this?

If it is a neutral atom, and we must assume this, then there are 18 protons to go with the 18 electrons. If #Z=18#, then the element is argon. How did I know that?