Aug / 26

In which scenario below will the electrons have the highest energy?

                        In which scenario below will the electrons have the highest energy?

electrons in the inner shell of potassium
electrons in the outer shell of carbon
electrons in the outer shell of nitrogen
electrons in the outer shell of potassium
electrons in the outer shell of sulfur
electrons in the inner shell of sulfur

i thought it was electrons in the outer shell of sulfur? because it has the highest atomic number so i thought i would have the highest electron shell?
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