Electron Configuration Question?
Can someone explain please!
- Anonymous1 month agoFavourite answer
P is phosphorus with the atomic number 15. In a neutral atom, you have 15 protons and 15 electrons. If you count up the electrons here, you have 2 + 2 + 6 + 2 + 1 = 13. So you are missing 2 electrons and therefore have a +2 net charge (15 protons and 13 electrons). The right answer is A.