Which of the following statements is false concerning orbitals? A. An orbital is a region of space where an electron might be found with high probability. B. As an electron absorbs more energy, the orbital in which it might be found becomes larger and/or more complex. C. For each successive energy level, a new type of orbital is added. D. For each orbital, an electron orbits the nucleus around the outer edge according to the shape of that orbital. E. The d orbitals begin at the third principal energy level and can hold a maximum of 10 electrons for a given energy level.

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Which of the following statements is false concerning orbitals?
A. An orbital is a region of space where an electron might be found with high probability.
B. As an electron absorbs more energy, the orbital in which it might be found becomes larger and/or
more complex.
C. For each successive energy level, a new type of orbital is added.
D. For each orbital, an electron orbits the nucleus around the outer edge according to the shape of that
orbital.
E. The d orbitals begin at the third principal energy level and can hold a maximum of 10 electrons for
a given energy level.

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