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Lesson Worksheet: Atomic Orbitals Chemistry
In this worksheet, we will practice recognizing atomic orbitals based on their shape and describing their relationship with quantum numbers.
Which of the following statements best describes an atomic orbital?
- AA three-dimensional mathematical description of the most likely location of an electron in an atom
- BA mathematical function that describes the movement of atoms in relation to other atoms
- CA physical barrier around an atom that contains the electron
- DThe precise position and momentum of an electron within an atom
- EThe two-dimensional circular orbits electrons take around the nucleus
Molecular bonds, the chemical bonds in molecules, are formed from the overlap of atomic orbitals. Which two atomic orbitals’ overlap is likely to have formed the molecular orbital shown?
- Af orbitals
- Bp orbitals
- Cd orbitals
- Ds orbitals
Which of the images shows an s orbital?
What is the maximum number of electrons that exist in s subshell?
What is the number of orbitals in the shell that has the principal quantum number ?
- A3 orbitals
- B1 orbital
- C16 orbitals
- D4 orbitals
- E9 orbitals
How many orbitals are found in the s subshell?
- A1 orbital
- B2 orbitals
- C5 orbitals
- D3 orbitals
- E7 orbitals