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What will be the total no. of elements in second period if there are 3 spin quantum nos1 -1/2,0,1/2?

What will be the total no. of elements in second period if there are 3 spin quantum nos1 -1/2,0,1/2?

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Askiitians Expert Sahil Arora - IITD
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12 years ago

Dear manav

total no of orbitals in 2nd period is 4 

i.e. one 2s and three 2p orbitals

Now.,if  there are three spin quantum no. then there will be three e- in each orbital

Hence total No. of electrons is 12.

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