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Which electron is, on average, further from the nucleus: an electron in a 3p orbital or an electron in a 4p orbital?

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    The orbitals, as we go OUT further from the nucleus:
    1s
    2s
    2p
    3s
    3p
    3d
    4s
    4p


    3d and 4s are close to the same energy.

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