Electron Configuration of Transition Metals

Jules Bruno
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So here it says, right, the condensed electron configuration for tungsten, Remember D four and D nine transition metals can have exceptions to their electron configuration, but this is customarily reserved for the first row transition metals. Tungsten is in the third row for the transition metals, so it's not going to follow this exception type of behavior. So here we're going to say that the electron configuration of tungsten is xenon six as two four, F 14 five, D four. Here, it's allowed to have a default configuration. The inclusion of the F orbital electrons kind of derails the possibility for an exception to occur here with tungsten. So here this would be the ideal electron configuration or condensed electron configuration for the tungsten element.