Shape of Orbitals

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Jessica Castellanos
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Shape of Orbitals

Postby Jessica Castellanos » Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:53 pm

Do we need to know the shape of the s-, p-, d-, or f- orbitals?

Tanmay Singhal 1H
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Re: Shape of Orbitals

Postby Tanmay Singhal 1H » Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:57 pm

i think s and p and d yes but not f

Varadhan_3G
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Re: Shape of Orbitals

Postby Varadhan_3G » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:27 pm

In chem 14A I think we will only need to know the general shape of s, p, and d orbitals, and that too, only in order to graph them. This is a link that I found really helpful:).
https://ch301.cm.utexas.edu/section2.ph ... shape.html


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