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How many sublevels are in the following principal energy levels?
Last Updated: 15th February, 2020
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People also ask, how many sublevels are contained in each of these principal energy levels?
Level one has one sublevel – an s. Level 2 has 2 sublevels - s and p. Level 3 has 3 sublevels - s, p, and d. Level 4 has 4 sublevels - s, p, d, and f.
Also Know, what is principal energy level? In chemistry, the principal energy level of an electron refers to the shell or orbital in which the electron is located relative to the atom's nucleus. This level is denoted by the principal quantum number n. The first element in a period of the periodic table introduces a new principal energy level.
In respect to this, how many orbitals are in fifth principal energy level?
The fifth energy level contains: 5s (which holds 2 electrons), 5p (which holds 6), 5d (holds 10), and 5f (holds 14) for a total of 32 electrons. After that, the fifth, sixth, and seventh energy levels also have four sublevels each.
What are the types of sublevels and number of orbitals in the following energy levels?
Directional Path to Fill Energy Level Diagram
|Energy Level n (Shell)||Type of Sublevel (Subshell)||Number of Orbitals|
|2||s p||1 3|
|3||s p d||1 3 5|
|4||s p d f||1 3 5 7|