We have to list all orbitals in the given level (n=4) and write the three quantum numbers for each orbital.
To determine the possible values of ℓ, mℓ and ms, when n = 4 , let’s first define the possible values of the quantum numbers:
• principal quantum number (n) → energy level in orbitals and its value could be any positive integer starting from 1.
• angular momentum quantum number (ℓ) → (l) has to be at least 1 less than n, range of values from 0 up to (n-1).
• magnetic quantum number (mℓ) → range of values from -ℓ to + ℓ.
• spin quantum number (ms) → has two values: +½ and -½.
List all the orbitals in each principal level. Specify the three quantum numbers for each orbital.
n = 4
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