What is the last sublevel filled for carbon?

1 Answer
Apr 29, 2017


2s subshell


Carbon has 6 electrons. The electronic configuration of carbon is #1s^2 - 2s^2 - 2p^2#. This is assuming the carbon atom is unhybridised.

Since the 2p subshell still lacks 4 electrons to be fully filled, the last filled subshell would be the 2s subshell.