For an electron that has quantum numbers n = 3 and m l = 2, which of the following is true?
A) it must have the quantum number m s = + 1/2
B) it must have the quantum number l = 1
C) it may have the quantum numbers, l = 0, 1, 2
D) it must have the quantum number l = 2
E) none of these answers apply to this electron
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the The Spin Quantum Number concept. You can view video lessons to learn The Spin Quantum Number. Or if you need more The Spin Quantum Number practice, you can also practice The Spin Quantum Number practice problems.
What is the difficulty of this problem?
Our tutors rated the difficulty ofFor an electron that has quantum numbers n = 3 and m l = 2, ...as medium difficulty.
How long does this problem take to solve?
Our expert Chemistry tutor, Jules took 2 minutes and 4 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.