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Offline madscientist

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Isoelectronic with chloride ion?
« on: April 27, 2005, 03:55:04 AM »
This one is killin me ???

Q.) what anion and what cation are isoelectronic with the chloride ion?

would I be right to say that : K+ (Potassium cation)
and P3- (Phosphorous anion) are isoelectronic with the chloride ion???

Please help me,  my brain hurts! (LOL).
« Last Edit: April 27, 2005, 04:23:40 AM by madscientist »
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Re:Isoelectronic with chloride ion?
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2005, 05:35:31 AM »
OK
K+, Ca2+, Sc3+, Ti4+
P3-, S2-
also Ar with no charge

ISOELECTRONIC means Having equal numbers of electrons or the same electronic  configuration (number of electrons).
« Last Edit: April 27, 2005, 05:40:55 AM by AWK »
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Re:Isoelectronic with chloride ion?
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2005, 06:32:41 AM »
AWK your knowledge and wilingness to help is absolutely invaluable!!!!!

I can"t express how thankfull I am (Wish I could send you a case of beer or somthing!! LOL)

Cheers buddy,  ;D
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