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Q. Part D. How would the dx2 − y2 orbital in the n = 5 shell compare to the dx2 − y2 orbital in the n = 3 subshell? A. The contour of the orbital woul...

Solved • Jul 2, 2020

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Q. Part C. Compare the orbital shown in Parts A and B to the orbital shown here in size, shape, and orientation.Which quantum number(s) would be diffe...

Solved • Jul 2, 2020

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Q. Part B. What is the label for the orbital shown here that indicates the type of orbital and its orientation in space?Assign quantum numbers and pre...

Solved • Jul 2, 2020

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Q. Part A. What is the angular-momentum quantum number (also called the azimuthal quantum number), ℓ, for the orbital shown here?Assign quantum number...

Solved • Jul 2, 2020

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Q. Part B. Each principal level with n = 2 or greater contains three p orbitals (px , py , and pz). The three 2p orbitals are shown below. The p orbit...

Solved • Jun 30, 2020

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Q. Part A. The s orbital is spherical (nondirectional) because  Check all that apply.a) the angular wave function for all s orbitals is a constant. b)...

Solved • Jun 30, 2020

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Q. What is the azimuthal quantum number (also called the angular-momentum quantum number), ℓ, for the orbital shown here? Express your answer numerica...

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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Q. How would the dx2- y2 orbital in the n=5 shell compare to the dx2-y2 orbital in the n=3 subshell?a) The contour of the orbital would extend further...

Solved • Apr 15, 2020

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Q. What is the label for the orbital shown here that indicates the type of orbital and its orientation in space?Express your answer using appropriate ...

Solved • Mar 31, 2020

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Q. How do the 2s and 3p orbitals differ from the 1s and 2p orbitals?Match the words in the left column to the appropriate blanks in the sentences on t...

Solved • Mar 17, 2020

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Q. Describe the shape of a p orbital.a. sphericalb. dumbbell shapedc. three lobesd. four lobese. eight lobes

Solved • Sep 15, 2019

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Q. Classify the following statements as either true or false:In a contour representation of an orbital, such as the one shown here for a 2p orbital, t...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Which of the d orbitals most resembles a pz orbital?

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Sketch the shape and orientation of the following types of orbitals: dxy

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Sketch the 1s and 2p orbitals. How do the 2s and 3p orbitals differ from the 1s and 2p orbitals?

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Sketch the 3d orbitals. How do the 4d orbitals differ from the 3d orbitals?

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Why are atoms usually portrayed as spheres when most orbitals are not spherically shaped?

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Sort sketches of the general shapes into the s, p and d orbitals.

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Sketch the px and dxz orbitals. Be sure to show and label the coordinates.

Solved • Oct 22, 2018

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Q. Sketch the boundary surface of a dx2−y2 and a py orbital. Be sure to show and label the axes.

Solved • Oct 22, 2018

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Q. Draw 90% probability contour (with axes) for the  pz orbital.

Solved • Oct 18, 2018

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Q. Here are sketches of four electron orbitals:Are any of them s orbitals?List the s orbitals, if any.Are any of them p orbitals?List the p orbitals, ...

Solved • Sep 11, 2018

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Q. The s orbital is spherical (nondirectional) because:a. an s orbital has angular nodes.b. at a particular distance from the nucleus, the electron pr...

Solved • Mar 29, 2018

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Q. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:a.   the n = 2 energy level has d orbitalsb.   the 2p orbitals can have a max of 6 electronsc.   t...

Solved • Mar 26, 2018

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Q. Use the relative size of the 3s orbital represented below to answer the following question.Which orbital has the highest energy?a. Ab. Bc. Cd. D

Solved • Mar 23, 2018

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Q. Use the relative size of the 3s orbital represented below to answer the following question.In an atom, how many other orbitals will have both a val...

Solved • Mar 23, 2018

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Q. Use the relative size of the 3s orbital represented below to answer the question.Which orbital has the highest value of n?a. Ab. Bc. Cd. D

Solved • Mar 23, 2018

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Q. All the following are true EXCEPTa. the n = 3 shell has no f subshellb. there are three p orbitals in every shell of an atom except the n = 1 shell...

Solved • Jul 27, 2017

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Q. 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      ...

Solved • Oct 26, 2016

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Q. Sketch the shape and orientation of the following types of orbitals: (c) d x2-y2

Solved • Jul 15, 2016

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Q. Sketch the shape and orientation of the following types of orbitals: (b) d z2

Solved • Jul 15, 2016

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Q. Sketch the shape and orientation of the following types of orbitals: (a) p x

Solved • Jul 15, 2016

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Q. Sketch the shape and orientation of the following types of orbitals: (c) d xy

Solved • Jul 15, 2016

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Q. Sketch the shape and orientation of the following types of orbitals: (a) s

Solved • Jul 15, 2016

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Q. Based on the following atomic orbital shape, which of the following set of quantum numbers is correct:  a) n = 3, ℓ = 2, m ℓ = 0, m s = –1/2 b) n...

Solved • May 26, 2016

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Q. Based on the following atomic orbital shape, which of the following set of quantum numbers is correct:a) n = 2,  ℓ = 1, m ℓ  = 0b) n = 3, ℓ = 2, m ...

Solved • May 26, 2016

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Q. The orbitals of 2p electrons are often represented as being (A) elliptical (B) dumbbell shaped (C) tetrahedral (D) spherical

Solved • Apr 26, 2016

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Q. All the following statements are true excepta) The n = 3 energy level has no f orbitalsb) The 2p orbitals can have a maximum of 6 electronsc) Each ...

Solved • Mar 22, 2016

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Q. Which sketch represents an orbital with the quantum numbers n = 3, l = 0, and ml = 0?  

Solved • Mar 15, 2016

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Q. Which is NOT directly determined by the principal quantum number,  n, of the electron hydrogen atom?(A) The energy of the electron(B) The minimum w...

Solved • Mar 11, 2016

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Q. Which of the following statements is TRUE?   a.  Atoms are roughly spherical because when all of the different shaped orbitals are overlapped, th...

Solved • Mar 4, 2016

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Q. Which quantum numbers below could correctly describe the orbital to the right?        (a) n = 1, l = 0, m l = 0        (b) n = 2, l = 2, m l = 1 ...

Solved • Feb 19, 2016

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Q. Consider an atom of Zirconium (Zr) where the electrons are in the ground state. How many electrons would be in orbitals that are spherical in shape...

Solved • Feb 16, 2016

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Q. Which of the following illustrates an orbital with quantum numbers n = 5, l = 1?

Solved • Feb 16, 2016