D Subshell

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Lauren Tindall
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D Subshell

Postby Lauren Tindall » Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:40 pm

What is the maximum number of electrons that the d subshell can hold? Why?

Paige Lee 1A
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Re: D Subshell

Postby Paige Lee 1A » Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:48 pm

10. There are 5 orbitals in a d subshell. A maximum of 2 electrons can go in each orbital.

Charysa Santos 4G
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Re: D Subshell

Postby Charysa Santos 4G » Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:47 am

The angular momentum quantum number for the d subshell is l=2, and its corresponding magnetic quantum numbers can have the values -2, -1, 0, 1,& 2 (5 in total). In each of these, there can be 2 electrons, which means that there are a total of 10 electrons that can be placed in the d subshell.

Jenna Ortiguerra 4G
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Re: D Subshell

Postby Jenna Ortiguerra 4G » Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:14 pm

The maximum number of electrons in the d-shell is 10. For the d-shell, l=2 so the magnetic quantum numbers are -2, -1, 0, 1, and 2. This means there are 5 subshells and since 2 electrons can fit in each subshell, there can be a max of 10 electrons in the d-orbital.

sbottomley3a
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Re: D Subshell

Postby sbottomley3a » Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:29 am

The D subshell can hold 10 electrons because it has 5 orbitals, each holding a max of 2 electrons.

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Re: D Subshell

Postby Natalie C 1K » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:40 pm

the d-subshell can hold a maximum of 10 electrons. it holds 2 electrons in each of its 5 orbitals.

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Re: D Subshell

Postby Sadhana_Dicussion_4A » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:43 pm

A d subshell can hold a maximum of ten electrons since there are 5 orbitals, and two electrons can fit in each orbital.

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Re: D Subshell

Postby pmokh14B » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:44 pm

10 electrons. The d subshell has 5 orbitals, each able to hold one pair, or two electrons, adding up to a max of 10 e-.


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