Problem: You may want to reference(Pages 227 - 231)Section 6.5 while completing this problem.For the table that follows, indicate which orbital corresponds to each set of quantum numbers. Ignore x, y, and z subscripts. If the quantum numbers are not allowed (i.e., contain an illegitimate value), indicate that by using the "not allowed" label.

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We are asked to determine the orbitals which correspond to the values of n, l, and ml values given.


n

l

ml

Orbital

2

1

-1

2p (example)

1

0

0


3

3

2


3

2

-2


2

0

-1


0

0

0


4

2

1


5

3

0



Let’s first define the values of first three 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) and each number corresponds to a subshell:

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You may want to reference(Pages 227 - 231)Section 6.5 while completing this problem.

For the table that follows, indicate which orbital corresponds to each set of quantum numbers. Ignore x, y, and z subscripts. If the quantum numbers are not allowed (i.e., contain an illegitimate value), indicate that by using the "not allowed" label.

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