Chemisty Please Help

I still don't understand how to caluculate the number of electrons in the p-orbital. Where do the other two electrons come from to make it three

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  1. You need to be more specific. Which two electtrons from where? and to make what three.

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  2. there are three orbitals and each can hold 2, opposing charges. So the p orbitals can hold up to 6.....

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