Size of 3p,4p,5p orbital is same or different?

Asked by Umang | 9th Jul, 2014, 10:33: PM

Expert Answer:

Principal Quantum Number (n): n = 1, 2, 3, …,
n specifies the energy of an electron and the size of the orbital (the distance from the nucleus of the peak in a radial probability distribution plot). Hence the size of the orbital goes on increasing from 1p, 2p, 3p, 4p, 5p and so on.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 10th Jul, 2014, 03:34: PM