Are there 3 orbitals in the 4p shell?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Yes. All p shells will have a total of 3 atomic orbitals.
- physandchemteachLv 71 decade ago
Yes. The 4 px 4 py and 4 pz for a total of 6 e-
- MeghanLv 51 decade ago
there are 3 orbitals in every p shell, not just 4. that makes 6 electrons total!
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Yes, p has always 3 orbitals, no matter its level.
s: 1 orb.
d: 5 orb.
f: 7 orb
However, you do not have p orbitals in all levels
It goes like this:
And so on