Problem: In a given atom, what is the maximum number of electrons that can have principal quantum number n = 3?  1. 8 2. 32 3. 2 4. 10 5. 18

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In a given atom, what is the maximum number of electrons that can have principal quantum number n = 3? 

1. 8

2. 32

3. 2

4. 10

5. 18

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