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Atoms and the Periodic Table

Electronic Structure: Orbitals

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Orbital gives the orientation of electrons in a set of orbitals.

Electronic Structure:Orbitals

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Electronic Structure: Orbitals Concept 1

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Electronic Structure: Orbitals Example 1

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Which of the following orbitals possesses the most orbital shapes?

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Electronic Structure: Orbitals Concept 2

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Electronic Structure: Orbitals Example 2

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Electronic Structure: Orbitals Concept 3

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Which of the following statements is false?

a) A set of d orbitals contains 5 orbitals.

b) A set of 4s orbitals would have more energy than a set of 3p orbitals.

c) The second shell of an atom possesses d orbitals.

d) A set of f orbitals contains 3 orbitals.

e) The first energy level contains only s orbitals.