Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Exercises - Page 376: 19


The number of columns in a block corresponds to the maximum number of electrons that can occupy the particular sublevel of that block. A subshell is added in each row, therefore, the row gets longer as we move down the periodic table. For example, s orbital row has only two elements, 2nd row has s and p orbital; it has eight elements each and so on.

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