An orbital with #l = 0# is what type of orbital? What shape does it have? How many total orbitals does this type have for each principal energy level?

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Dec 6, 2016

Answer:

For #l#=0 the orbital described is an #s# type orbital.
There is one orbital in the #l#=0 subshell.
The shape of an s orbital is spherical.

Explanation:

For a higher value of #l#, more orbital are in the subshell.

Consider the graphic below, which shows quantum number notation:

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