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# P orbitals watch

1. What are p orbitals??
2. Atomic orbitals with l=1; l is the angular momentum quantum number.
3. Erm.... An orbital... One can carry up to 2 electrons, and are in threes so 3x2=6 elcetrons max..... If that makes sense....
4. (Original post by My Moon <3)
Erm.... An orbital... One can carry up to 2 electrons, and are in 3s so 3x2=6 elcetrons max..... If that makes sense....
You didn't mean it, but that 3s could be read another way.

"and are in threes" would have been advisable.
5. (Original post by u.sha)
What are p orbitals??
Hiya, have you learnt the electron configuration using the different orbitals, (1S2, 2S2,2P6 etc.)?
If not there is S,P,D and F ORBITALS. (These are split up and categorises the elements on the periodic table). The P orbital is the subsection for all of the elements in the NON-metals. D is the Transitional metals, F is Lanthanides and S is the Metals. Hope this helps! If not just send me a message and I'll go through in a bit more detail!!😊
6. (Original post by Pigster)
You didn't mean it, but that 3s could be read another way.

"and are in threes" would have been advisable.
I thought and thought but couldnt thinif what other way it could be.....

Okay then i'll change it, thanks
7. (Original post by My Moon <3)
I thought and thought but couldnt thinif what other way it could be.....

Okay then i'll change it, thanks
1s 2s 2p 3s
8. (Original post by Callum inglut)
Hiya, have you learnt the electron configuration using the different orbitals, (1S2, 2S2,2P6 etc.)?
If not there is S,P,D and F ORBITALS. (These are split up and categorises the elements on the periodic table). The P orbital is the subsection for all of the elements in the NON-metals. D is the Transitional metals, F is Lanthanides and S is the Metals. Hope this helps! If not just send me a message and I'll go through in a bit more detail!!😊
The sections of the periodic table are referred to as "blocks", not orbitals, and the p-block has plenty of semimetals.
9. (Original post by Pigster)
1s 2s 2p 3s
Ohhh yes!!! Sorry!
Thanks for telling me
10. (Original post by Callum inglut)
Hiya, have you learnt the electron configuration using the different orbitals, (1S2, 2S2,2P6 etc.)?
If not there is S,P,D and F ORBITALS. (These are split up and categorises the elements on the periodic table). The P orbital is the subsection for all of the elements in the NON-metals. D is the Transitional metals, F is Lanthanides and S is the Metals. Hope this helps! If not just send me a message and I'll go through in a bit more detail!!😊
Thank you very much for that, this somewhat made sense
11. (Original post by u.sha)
Thank you very much for that, this somewhat made sense
You're welcome!! Happy to help whenever you need! I have just finished studying this part of chemistry too!!

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