Problem: Based on the following atomic orbital shape, which of the following set of quantum numbers is correct:  a) n = 3, ℓ = 2, m ℓ = 0, m s = –1/2 b) n = 3, ℓ = 1, m ℓ = –3 , m s =  1 c) n = 4, ℓ = 0, m ℓ = 0, m s = –1/2 d) n = 4, ℓ = 2, m ℓ​ = –3, m s = –1/2

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Based on the following atomic orbital shape, which of the following set of quantum numbers is correct: 

a) n = 3, ℓ = 2, m  = 0, m s = –1/2

b) n = 3, ℓ = 1, m  = –3 , m s =  1

c) n = 4, ℓ = 0, m  = 0, m s = –1/2

d) n = 4, ℓ = 2, m ℓ​ = –3, m s = –1/2

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