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A single 4p orbital can hold how many electrons?

i got 6 is that correct or no?

Chemistry - Anonymous, Friday, September 10, 2010 at 2:52am

"That is correct! px, py and pz (2 electrons in each) "

since it's asking about a SINGLE 4p orbital would it be 2? i don't fully understand what px py pz are..

  • Chemistry -

    You're right.
    It would hold 2 electrons.

    A 4p subshell would hold 6.

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