Problem: What is the azimuthal quantum number (also called the angular-momentum quantum number), ℓ, for the orbital shown here? Express your answer numerically as an integer.

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angular momentum quantum number (ℓ) → (l) has to be at least 1 less than n, range of values from 0 up to (n-1)

▪ Each ℓ value corresponds to an orbital:

 = 0 → s
 = 1 → p
ℓ = 2 → d
ℓ = 3 → f


Recall the different shapes of the s, p, and d orbitals.

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What is the azimuthal quantum number (also called the angular-momentum quantum number), ℓ, for the orbital shown here? 

Express your answer numerically as an integer.

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