Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 6 - Electronic Structure of Atoms - Exercises: 6.71a

Answer

The "3p" subshell can hold 6 electrons.

Work Step by Step

Since a "p" subshell has three orbitals, and each orbital can hold 2 electrons, a "3p" subshell can hold 6 electrons.
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