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anonymous

  • one year ago

how many d orbits must be occupied by a single electron before the electron begins to pair up?

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  1. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    5, since there are 5 d orbitals

  2. Vocaloid
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    and each electron occupies a separate orbital before pairing up

  3. taramgrant0543664
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    There are 5 d orbitals dz2, dxy, dxz, dyz , and dx2-y2 I'm not going to attempt to draw them on here so I found a link so that you can see what they look like http://www.chemeddl.org/resources/TSTS/Stahl/Stahl9-12/Orbitals9to12.html The d orbitals hold a total of 10 electrons so 2 electron per orbital so there can be 5 electrons in the orbital before they pair up

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    thanks for all responses

  5. Photon336
    • one year ago
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    D orbitals hold a total of about 10 electrons maximum.

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