# How many electrons can occupy the f orbitals at each energy level?

Mar 20, 2018

It should be $14$ electrons.

#### Explanation:

The $f$ subshell has a total of seven orbitals, and each orbital can hold two electrons, and so the $f$ subshell can hold a total of $7 \cdot 2 = 14$ electrons.

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https://chemistry.stackexchange.com/questions/8598/what-are-the-maximum-number-of-electrons-in-each-shell