# What is the ground state electron configuration of the element germanium?

$\text{Ge} : 1 {s}^{2} 2 {s}^{2} 2 {p}^{6} 3 {s}^{2} 3 {p}^{6} 4 {s}^{2} 3 {d}^{10} 4 {p}^{2}$
"Ge":["Ar"]4s^(2)3d^(10)4p^(2)