Problem: A certain electron in an atom is in an orbital that has two lobes of electron density. Choose the orbital that matches this description.A. 3d                      B. 5s               C. 4f               D. 2p              E. 6s

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A certain electron in an atom is in an orbital that has two lobes of electron density. Choose the orbital that matches this description.

A. 3d                      

B. 5s               

C. 4f               

D. 2p              

E. 6s

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