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Posted by on Monday, February 25, 2008 at 10:56pm.

This is a science question so be prepared. lol

How many orbitals does hydrogen (H) have?
1 or 2 or 3

How many orbitals does oxygen (O) have?
1 or 2 or 3

  • science - , Monday, February 25, 2008 at 11:38pm

    hydrogen only has one electron, therefore it would have only one orbital

    oxygen has 8 electrons....the maximum number of electrons allowed in orbital 2 is 8. therefore it has 2 orbitals.

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