Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 5 - Electron Configurations and the Periodic Table - Summary Problem - Page 238: e


Similarities of p and d subshells: 1. Orbitals of each subshell can accommodate a maximum of two electrons. 2. Electrons fill both orbitals according to Hund's rule. Differences: 1. The shapes of p and d subshells are different. 2. The d subshell has higher energy compared to the p subshell.

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