Give any 5 differences between ORBIT ORBITALS



Orbital represents three dimensional motions.

Orbit represents planar motion of an electron

Orbital is a region of space around the nucleus of the atom where electron is most likely to be found

Orbit is a well defined circular path followed by revolving electrons around the nucleus

An orbital cannot accommodate more than two electrons.

Maximum number of electrons in an orbit is 2n2 where n stands for the number of orbit

Orbital have different shapes e.g. s orbital has spherical shape, p orbital has dumb bell shaped

orbits are circular in shape

Concept of orbital is in accordance with the Heisenberg's principle

Concept of orbital is against Heisenberg's principle

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