Problem: What is the label for the orbital shown here that indicates the type of orbital and its orientation in space?Express your answer using appropriate letters (e.g., px).Compare the orbital shown in Parts A and B to the orbital shown here in size, shape, and orientation.Which quantum number(s) would be different for these two orbitals?a) n onlyb) l onlyc) ml onlyd) l and mle) n, l, and ml

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What is the label for the orbital shown here that indicates the type of orbital and its orientation in space?

Express your answer using appropriate letters (e.g., px).


Compare the orbital shown in Parts A and B to the orbital shown here in size, shape, and orientation.

Which quantum number(s) would be different for these two orbitals?

a) n only

b) l only

c) ml only

d) l and ml

e) n, l, and ml


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