Difference between orbit and orbitals

Asked by himankarbhati3 | 21st Sep, 2018, 08:29: AM

Expert Answer:

Orbital: 
It is a three-dimensional region in the space around the nucleus where the probability of finding an electron is maximum.
Simply it's a region where the electrons are revolved.
 
 
 
Orbit: 
It is a well defined circular path around the nucleus in which an electron revolves.
It represents the two-dimensional motion of the electron around the nucleus.

Answered by Ramandeep | 21st Sep, 2018, 11:14: AM