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Test #2

Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:22 pm
by Maggie Doan 1I
What type of orbital with principal quantum number 4 has one more nodal plan than the 4s orbital?

Re: Test #2

Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:25 pm
by sonalivij
The 4p orbital would have one more nodal plane than the 4s orbital. The number of nodal planes increases as l increases. So s orbitals have 0 nodal planes, p orbitals have 1, d orbitals have 2, and f orbitals have 3.