# 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p3 ### Electron Configuration Of 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p3

To figure this out the element with the electron config of we first count the electrons. Those are the small number placed at the top after the letters. 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p3 means that ●s subshell of first orbit or energy level has two electrons, ●s subshell of second orbit or energy level has two electrons, ●p subshell of second orbit or energy level has six electrons.

The element you're looking for is sulfur, or $' S '$.

### 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p3 Element

Here's how you can use an element's electron configuration to determine its identity.

### What Is The Element 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p3  ### 1s2 2s2 2p6 Which Element

$1 {s}^{2} 2 {s}^{2} 2 {p}^{6} 3 {s}^{2} 3 {p}^{4}$

If you add all the electrons decribed in this electron configuration you'll get

### 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p3 Electron Configuration

$2 + 2 + 6 + 2 + 4 = 16$

For a neutral atom, the number of electrons it has will match the number of protons in its nucleus, i.e. its atomic number. This means that the element you're looking for will have its atomic number equal to 16. According to the periodic table, this element is sulfur.

Read more on sulfur's Bohr model here: