Chemistry

What shell contains a total of 16 orbitals?


A. n = 1
B. n = 2
C. n = 3
D. n = 4
E. n = 5

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asked by Ninaya
  1. I had this question:

    3) A certain shell is known to have a total of 16 orbitals. Which shell is it?

    a) n = 4
    b) n = 16
    c) n = 8
    d) n = 2
    and the answer was a) n = 4.

    posted by George

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