# What is the maximum number of electrons that the 3d sublevel may contain?

#### Answer:

All d sublevels can hold a maximum of 10 electrons.

#### Explanation:

s can hold a maximum 2 electrons
p can hold a maximum 6 electrons
d can hold a maximum 10 electrons
f can hold a maximum 14 electrons

You will notice that for each one, you add 4 electrons.