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Salty Electron Configuration

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Sodium chloride is used as table salt.

Which of the following identifies the electron configuration of another element that would form a chloride with a salty taste like sodium chloride?

A

$1s^22s^2$

B

$1s^22s^22p^63s^23p^5$

C

$1s^22s^22p^5$

D

$1s^22s^1$