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How many empty orbitals? Orbitals?

I'm really confused about orbitals.

I know there's 1s, 2s, 2p, 3s, 3p, 4s, 3d, etc. From my understanding, each of those is an orbital. So for example, carbon has 3 orbitals (1s-2, 2s-2, 3p-2). Is that right?

If it is, now I have a question about EMPTY orbitals- I don't understand this at all. For example, take carbon. Well carbon has 6 electrons and it would be: 1s-2, 2s-2, 2p-2. The p ones have 3 suborbitals, so carbon has one empty SUB-orbital?? But how does any element have an empty orbital? Isn't their outermost orbital the one that has at least one valence electron in it (iei.e it's not empty)??

Please help. Thanks!

How many empty orbitals? Orbitals?

I'm really confused about orbitals.

I know there's 1s, 2s, 2p, 3s, 3p, 4s, 3d, etc. From my understanding, each of those is an orbital. So for example, carbon has 3 orbitals (1s-2, 2s-2, 3p-2). Is that right?

If it is, now I have a question about EMPTY orbitals- I don't understand this at all. For example, take carbon. Well carbon has 6 electrons and it would be: 1s-2, 2s-2, 2p-2. The p ones have 3 suborbitals, so carbon has one empty SUB-orbital?? But how does any element have an empty orbital? Isn't their outermost orbital the one that has at least one valence electron in it (ie it's not empty)??

Please help. Thanks!

How many empty orbitals?

I'm really confused about orbitals.

I know there's 1s, 2s, 2p, 3s, 3p, 4s, 3d, etc. From my understanding, each of those is an orbital. So for example, carbon has 3 orbitals (1s-2, 2s-2, 3p-2). Is that right?

If it is, now I have a question about EMPTY orbitals- I don't understand this at all. For example, take carbon. Well carbon has 6 electrons and it would be: 1s-2, 2s-2, 2p-2. The p ones have 3 suborbitals, so carbon has one empty SUB-orbital?? But how does any element have an empty orbital? Isn't their outermost orbital the one that has at least one valence electron in it (i.e it's not empty)?

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How many empty orbitals? Orbitals?

I'm really confused about orbitals.

I know there's 1s, 2s, 2p, 3s, 3p, 4s, 3d, etc. From my understanding, each of those is an orbital. So for example, carbon has 3 orbitals (1s-2, 2s-2, 3p-2). Is that right?

If it is, now I have a question about EMPTY orbitals- I don't understand this at all. For example, take carbon. Well carbon has 6 electrons and it would be: 1s-2, 2s-2, 2p-2. The p ones have 3 suborbitals, so carbon has one empty SUB-orbital?? But how does any element have an empty orbital? Isn't their outermost orbital the one that has at least one valence electron in it (ie it's not empty)??

Please help. Thanks!