Establish the first 3 quantum numbers and determine which label is represented by n = 5 and l = 3

Recall that the ** quantum numbers** that define an electron are:

• *Principal Quantum Number* **(n)**: deals with the size and energy of the atomic orbital.

The possible values for n are **1 to ∞**.

• *Angular Momentum Quantum Number ***(l)**: deals with the shape of the atomic orbital.

The possible values for l are **0 to (n – 1)**.

• *Magnetic Quantum Number ***(m _{l})**: deals with the orientation of the atomic orbital in 3D space.

The possible values for m_{l} is the range of l: **–l to +l**.

What label is given to a subshell or orbital with the quantum numbers n = 5 and l = 3?

a. *5s*

b. *5p*

c. *5d*

d. *5f*

e. *5g*

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