# Orbitals, and Probability Patterns

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Orbitals, and Probability Patterns### Questions

- Question #bceb1
- Question #95ed8
- How do electrons fill orbitals?
- What are some common mistakes students make with orbitals?
- What are orbital probability patterns?
- What is an example of a orbital probability patterns practice problem?
- How does an atomic orbital differ from a Bohr orbit?
- Why are orbitals described as probability maps?
- Why do orbitals have different shapes?
- What are the number of sub-levels and electrons for the first four principal quantum numbers?
- What determines the probability pattern of an orbital?
- What is the Pauli Exclusion Principle?
- How did Schrodinger's model change Bohr's model of the atom?
- How do we decide if a substance is paramagnetic or diamagnetic?
- Question #d50d3
- How many orbitals are there in the seventh shell ?
- Question #a0d6e
- Why is there greater repulsion between two lone pairs of electrons than between a lone pair and a bonding pair of electrons?
- Question #38976
- How many orbitals are there in the third shell (n=3)?
- How many orbitals are in each sublevel?
- What are degenerate orbitals?
- How many orbitals in a p sublevel?
- How many electrons can an orbital hold?
- Question #7fd1d
- Question #96928
- Question #df391
- Which hybrid orbitals help explain the bonding in methane, #CH_4#?
- What is the difference between nodal surfaces and nodal planes?
- Question #68bfd
- For the Hydrogen atomic #2s# wave function given by #psi = 1/(2sqrt(2pi)) sqrt(1/a_0) (2 - r/a_0)e^(-r//2a_0)#, at what radial distance away from the nucleus can no electrons be found?
- Question #0abfe
- Why can only two electrons occupy each orbital?
- In what order do electrons fill orbitals within a sublevel?
- What are the nodal planes of the #d_(x^2-y^2)# orbital?
- What is the formula for calculating a nodal point?
- Does the number of lone pairs in a molecule affect the magnitude of hydrogen bonding...? Discuss in relation to #H_2S#, and #PH_3#?
- Which electron in cobalt is easiest to remove first?
- Question #e05cb
- How do you fill electron orbitals?
- How do you represent electron orbitals through drawings?
- How many electron orbitals exist?
- How do you draw electron orbital diagrams?
- How were the shapes of s, p, d, and f orbitals determined? How did they get their names of s, p, d, and f?
- Whats the difference between electron shells, electron levels, and electron orbitals?
- What is the maximum number of electrons in each orbital?
- What is the difference between electron shells and electron orbitals?
- How many electrons are present in a 4p orbital?
- There are four types of electron orbitals, s, p, d, and f. In each energy level, there are one, three, and five orbitals of the s, p, and d types, respectively. Using the same pattern, how many f orbitals are there in each energy level?
- Is there an easy way to remember the order of filling of orbitals without diagram?
- For s, p, d, and f orbitals, how many electrons can each hold?
- What is the maximum number of electrons that can be found in any orbital of an atom?
- Question #5e8b7
- As atomic orbitals form they require how many electrons to fill the orbital?
- Where are the electrons most probably located in a molecular bonding orbital?
- If the spin of one electron in an orbital is spin-up, what is the spin of the other electron in that orbital?
- If three electrons are available to fill three empty 2p atomic orbitals, how will the electrons be distributed in the three orbitals?
- How many s orbitals can there be in one energy level?
- What is a node when it comes to electron density, waves, and wave functions?
- Why don't all the electrons in an atom fall to the lowest energy level?
- Question #b41bf
- How do you write the orbital diagram for sulfur?
- How do you write the orbital diagram for carbon?
- How do you write the orbital diagram for phosphate?
- How do yo write the orbital diagram for oxygen?
- How do yo write the orbital diagram for hydrogen?
- How do yo write the orbital diagram for silver?
- Question #df51f
- What is the maximum number of electrons in each ofthe following energy levels: first, second, third?
- Using #psi_0 = ((2c)/(pi))^("1/4")e^(-cx^2)# as the normalized ground-state wave function, find #c#, and the trial energy #E_phi# such that #E_phi = (<< phi_0 | hatH | phi_0 >>)/(<< phi_0 | phi_0 >>) >= E_0#, where #E_0# is the exact ground-state energy?
- Do two electrons in one orbital have the same spins?
- Do two electrons in one orbital have the same or opposite spins?
- Do two electrons in one orbital repel each other if they have opposite spin?
- Do two electrons in one orbital attract or repel each other if they have the same spin?
- What are the set of orbitals that are dumbbell shaped and directed along the x, y, and z axes?
- How do you write the electron spin?
- What is a conical node? How can you find one?
- How are the five orbitals related to an atom's d sublevels designated?
- How many electrons can be in each orbital?
- What does the arrow in the orbital notation mean?
- Why can two #s# orbitals NOT be degenerate?
- What is the orientation in space of an atomic orbital associated with?
- Is there an easy way to remember VSEPR shapes?
- Question #fbf09
- Question #55ae4
- What is an electron that occupies the lowest available energy orbital?
- Why is the maximum number of (electrons, orbitals) related to each principal energy level equals #2n^2#?
- How many subshells are in the n = 3 shell? And How many orbitals are in the n = 5 shell?
- According to MO theory, what does the overlap of two s atomic orbitals produce?
- What represents the area in an atom where an electron most likely will be found?
- What do #n#, #l#, and #m_l# tell us about an orbital?
- Question #35834
- What does the phrase "sea of electrons" describe?
- Would these orbital descriptions be atomic or hybrid orbitals? s, p, d, f, #sp^2#, #sp^3#
- Why are electrons less repulsive when in a bond than when as a lone pair?
- 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?
- Can someone help me understand orbitals??
- What is the meaning and explanation of each equation? ( wave function, probability density, radial distribution function)
- What is the number of half-filled orbitals in an atom of chromium?
- The electron shell model is a simplified version of a more accurate model. Where do electrons actually reside?
- What is the highest energy level in which you would find electrons in a chlorine atom?
- Two of the energy levels can hold eight electrons each. Which energy levels are these?
- How many electrons can the #2p# orbitals hold?
- How does the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle relate to electron degeneracy pressure?
- Answer the following questions about lithium first excited state?
- What contributes to the wall of an orbit?
- How do you determine the number of electrons needed to fill the outer shell of an element?
- Why is a 3s orbital lower in energy than a 3p orbital in all atoms other than a hydrogen atom which only has a single electron?
- Why do we say that #s# orbitals have zero angular momentum?
- Question #0c91a
- Question #04d04
- Question #709e7
- Are angular nodes necessarily planes?
- How would you expect the extent of overlap of atomic orbitals to vary in the series #"IF"#, #"ICI"#, #"IBr"#, and #"I"_2#?
- When hybrid orbitals overlap, what type of bonds form?
- Does a #3p# have more energy than a #2p# orbital?
- Do electrons fill the lower energy levels first?
- When electrons ocoupy different orbitals of the same sub-level, do they all have the same spin?
- Will electrons pair up in an orbital only when all orbitals in different sub-levels have one electron?
- What are the electrons found in the outermost energy levels?
- Is an atom most stable when it has eight electrons in its outermost energy level?
- The second electron shell of an atom can hold a a maximum of how many electrons?
- Does an electron move from one allowed orbit to another only when it absorbs or emits a fixed amount of energy?
- How many spherical nodes are in a #3d_(xy)# orbital?
- Carbon atoms have four electrons in their outer shell. This means that a single carbon atom can form up to how many bonds with other atoms?
- An electron is in the hydrogen atom with #n = 3#. #|L| = sqrt6 ℏ# . Which is a possible angle between #vecL# and the #z# axis?
- What does it mean for an electron orbital to be penetrating?
- What do the signs on an orbital represent?
- What is the maximum number of electrons that can occupy an orbital if they have different spins?
- Question #dbca8
- Schrödinger's wave equation gives which type of concept of quantum number?
- What is the difference between nodal surfaces and nodal planes?
- Please explain the following example given in the snapshot below?
- The wave function of an orbital of H-Atom is given by: #psi=((sqrt q)/(81 sqrt pi))(1/a_0)^(3/2)(6-r/a_0)(r/a_0)e^(-r/(3a_0) )* sin theta sin phi# Then find the orbital ?
- Solve Schrödinger equation for hydrogen atom?
- Question #e631b
- How many #d# orbitals are there?
- Question #8e47c
- How many radial nodes are in a given atomic orbital as a function of #n# and #l#?
- How can an electron have a node?
- How many angular nodes are in a #d_(z^2)# orbital?
- What is the difference between the #d_(x^2-y^2)# and #d_(xy)# orbitals of the same #n#?