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Which of the following in relation to the hydrogen atom is correct? (a)3s-orbital is lower in energy than 3p-orbital (b)3p-orbital is lower in energy level than 3d-orbital (c)3s and 3p-orbitals are of lower energy than 3d-orbital (d)3s,3p and 3d-orbitals all have same energy

Which of the following in relation to the hydrogen atom is correct?


(a)3s-orbital is lower in energy than 3p-orbital


(b)3p-orbital is lower in energy level than 3d-orbital


(c)3s and 3p-orbitals are of lower energy than 3d-orbital


(d)3s,3p and 3d-orbitals all have same energy

Grade:11

1 Answers

AskiitiansExpert Abhinav Batra
25 Points
12 years ago

Dear Sanket

The correct answer is (d) that is 3s,3p,2d orbitals have same energy

because in a hydrogen atom energy solely depends on the quantum number n and not any other quantum number.

ALL THE BEST

Abhinav Batra

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