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Why does an electron found in a 2s orbital have a lower energy than an electron found in a 2p orbital in multielectron systems?

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Why does an electron found in a 2s orbital have a lower energy than an electron found in a 2p orbital in multielectron systems?
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Step 1
2s and 2p orbitak ae
he nucleu! Due to nich, both tue
Ne average dictauce o
same
orbital ave same e
enegy level
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2s and 2p orbitak ae he nucleu! Due to nich, both tue Ne average dictauce o same orbital ave same e enegy level

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Step 2
The shape o 2s is diflereut byom
2P orbital Th probabilify fnding
shape af
shape
An electvon
the
depends upan the
e orbital. The 2P
Orbital is like a barbell, håg two lobes nhile
2s orbital is
ity distance for the electvous in oute
lopes requive more
Nequired inside tue
the shape
spherical The probabi-
parts, that is in
than that
energy
sphewe
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The shape o 2s is diflereut byom 2P orbital Th probabilify fnding shape af shape An electvon the depends upan the e orbital. The 2P Orbital is like a barbell, håg two lobes nhile 2s orbital is ity distance for the electvous in oute lopes requive more Nequired inside tue the shape spherical The probabi- parts, that is in than that energy sphewe

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