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A porbital can accommodate upto:

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Four electrons
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Six electrons
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Two electrons
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Eight electons
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Solution

The correct option is B Six electrons
correct answer : 'B'

the p-orbital can accommodate upto

The s sublevel has just one orbital, so can contain 2 electrons max. The p sublevel has 3 orbitals, so can contain 6 electrons max. The d sublevel has 5 orbitals, so can contain 10 electrons max. And the f sublevel has 7 orbitals, so can contain 14 electrons max

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