Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 6 The Structure of Atoms - 6-6 The Shapes of Atomic Orbitals - Review & Check for Section 6-6: 1

Answer

D.

Work Step by Step

From the definition $0\leq\ell\leq n-1$ With $n=3$, $\ell$ goes from 0 to 2, so only 3s, 3p and 3d orbitals are valid.
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