AS Chemistry - Electron Structure

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Define an orbital
A region of space with in an atom that can hold up to two electrons with opposite spin
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What is the shape of an s-orbital?
Spherical
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What is the shape of a p-orbital?
Propeller
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How many electrons can be held in a d orbital?
2
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How many electrons can be held in an f subshell?
14
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How many electrons can be held in a d subshell?
10
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How many electrons can be held in a p subshell?
6
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How many lectrons can be held in an s subshell?
2
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How many orbitals make up the f, d and p subshells?
f is made up of 7, d is made up of 5 and p is made up of 3.
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How many electrons are in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th shells?
2, 8, 18, 32
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How are electrons paired up in their sub shells?
They individually fill up the orbitals and then pair up.
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What is the general formula for electron configuration?
1s2,2s2,2p6.3s2.3p6,4s2,3d10,4p6,4f14
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How many electrons can be held in a d orbital?

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