Use the periodic table to write an electron configuration for each element. Represent core electrons with the symbol of the previous noble gas in brackets.
Dudaie 1 Biochemistry: CH’s 1, 2, and 4 Chapter 1 Introduction to the Chemistry of Life 1. The Origin of Life a. Biological molecules i. All living matter consists of a small number of elements 1. C, H, O, N, P, Ca, and S = 97% ii. Functional groups: 1. b. Complex biological system i. Different monomers (simple) molecules and their various functional groups combine to form a large single molecule called a polymer 1. This increases the chemical versatility