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The maximum number of electrons in the p orbitals of each atomic "shell" is 6.

In an atom, electrons are in "shells", the first shell is around the center of the atom and holds a maximum of 2 electrons. Each subsequent shell out, will hold a maximum of 8 electrons. there is no maximum number of shells.

If the shell number is N, the maximum number of electrons that can be found in the shell is 2 x N2 (two times the square of the shell number). So: The maximum number of electrons in shell 1 is 2 x 12 = 2 x 1 = 2. The maximum number of electrons in shell 2 is 2 x 22 = 2 x 4 = 8. The maximum number of electrons in shell 3 is 2 x 32 = 2 x 9 = 18. The maximum number of electrons in shell 4 is 2 x 42 = 2 x 16 = 32. The above does not account for the law of diminishing returns and the maximum number of prototypical eternal forms available to the universe. they stop at the number N = 4 because they have a problem when N = 5. They have only observed 32 electrons in the fifth orbital shell. then they have only observed 18 electrons in the sixth orbital shell, they have only observed 8 electrons in the seventh orbital shell. They have not observed any electrons in the eighth orbital shell. 118 in total. It may be that there are 120 in total where the Law of Symmetry allows for 2 electrons in the eighth orbital shell.thus the numbers are 2, 8, 18, 32, 32, 18, 8, 2.

A maximum of 2 electrons can fit into the first shell, but 8 electrons can fit into the second shell. The MAXIMUM POSSIBLE no. of electrons in any shell = 2n2 ,where n is the shell number.

The maximum number of electrons that might be found in the valence shell is eight.

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The maximum number of electrons in the p orbitals of each atomic "shell" is 6.

Yes it does. Helium has 2 electrons in the s orbital. A s orbital can hold a maximum of two electrons.

Just 2. These are in the 1s orbital. The maximum number of electrons in a shell is 2n2, and in this case n=1.

In an atom, electrons are in "shells", the first shell is around the center of the atom and holds a maximum of 2 electrons. Each subsequent shell out, will hold a maximum of 8 electrons. there is no maximum number of shells.

Well actually the minimum of innermost shell orbital number is Two, the second and the third orbital number is Eightalso . . . the maximum of the outermost shell orbital number is Eighteen.

Each orbital (not shell) contains a maximum of two electrons. Orbitals make up sub-shells, which make up shells (energy levels) in the electron cloud.

If the shell number is N, the maximum number of electrons that can be found in the shell is 2 x N2 (two times the square of the shell number). So: The maximum number of electrons in shell 1 is 2 x 12 = 2 x 1 = 2. The maximum number of electrons in shell 2 is 2 x 22 = 2 x 4 = 8. The maximum number of electrons in shell 3 is 2 x 32 = 2 x 9 = 18. The maximum number of electrons in shell 4 is 2 x 42 = 2 x 16 = 32. The above does not account for the law of diminishing returns and the maximum number of prototypical eternal forms available to the universe. they stop at the number N = 4 because they have a problem when N = 5. They have only observed 32 electrons in the fifth orbital shell. then they have only observed 18 electrons in the sixth orbital shell, they have only observed 8 electrons in the seventh orbital shell. They have not observed any electrons in the eighth orbital shell. 118 in total. It may be that there are 120 in total where the Law of Symmetry allows for 2 electrons in the eighth orbital shell.thus the numbers are 2, 8, 18, 32, 32, 18, 8, 2.

2. The S sub-shell has one orbital and an orbital can hold a max of 2 electrons.

A maximum of 2 electrons can fit into the first shell, but 8 electrons can fit into the second shell. The MAXIMUM POSSIBLE no. of electrons in any shell = 2n2 ,where n is the shell number.

Maximum number of electrons = 2n2, where n is the number of shell (n = 1 for K, 2 for L, 3 for M, and so on) K shell has 2 electrons maximum L shell has 8 electrons maximum M shell has 18 electrons maximum N shell has 32 electrons maximum O shell has 50 electrons maximum P shell has 72 electrons maximum

2 electrons is the maximum number of electrons which can stay in inner shell .

No it can only hold up to 2. You have a rule for finding the maximum of electrons in every single shell. It is 2 *(shellnumber)2. Shell number 1 = 2 electrons Shell number 2 = 8 electrons Shell number 3 = 18 electrons Shell number 4 = 32 electrons Shell number 5 = 50 electrons Shell number 6 = 72 electrons Shell number 7 = 98 electrons Shell number above does for the moment not exist.

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