How many orbitals are in a D sublevel?

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Nov 12, 2015

Answer:

There are five orbitals in D subshell.

Explanation:

D subshell has five orbitals and each orbital can accomodate maximum 2 electrons. That's why D subshell can accomodate maximum 10 electrons. The orbitals of D subshell are as follow;
#dxy#, #dxz#,#dyz#, #dx^2 #-#y^2#, #dz^2#