Really simple question

Sorry, i'm just starting chemistry, but my teacher is not very good at explaining how energy levels fill. Could I get a little help, on what order they fill in and how many elecrons each layer and suborbital can hold?

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[quote]Could I get a little help, on what order they fill in and how many elecrons each layer and suborbital can hold?
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There are orbitals, suborbitals, and orbitals. Each electron has a specific quantum number. An electron can be designated in a orbital, a suborbital, orbital, and a spin. Suborbitals are s, p, d, f etc...orbitals are associated with principal quantum number. Your book should have the listing on the order of energy levels.

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