# Fast Please... Give any three points of difference between orbit and orbital.

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ORBITAL - a mathematically described region around a nucleus in an atom or molecule that may contain zero, one, or two electrons

so in simpler terms, an orbital is a region around a nucleus that may contain electrons and an orbit is the path around for example, the moon.

1.it is the path of electron around the nucleus.

2.these are represented by l,m,n...capital letters.

3.it is two-dimensional.

4.it does not satisfy Heisenbergs uncertainty principle.

orbital:

1.it is the probability of finding electron around nucleus.

2.these are represented by a,p,d,f,....

3.it's information is given by orbital quantum number.

3.it is three-dimensional.

4.it satisfies the he Heisenbergs principal of uncertainty.