Problem: According to the Aufbau principle, what are the values of principal quantum number ( n ) and angular momentum quantum number ( l ) for the sub-level that is filled  AFTER the 4s orbital?A. n = 3, l = 2B. n = 4, l = 2C. n = 4, l = 1D. n = 3, l = 1E. n = 5, l = 0 

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According to the Aufbau principle, what are the values of principal quantum number ( ) and angular momentum quantum number ( ) for the sub-level that is filled  AFTER the 4s orbital?

A. n = 3, l = 2

B. n = 4, l = 2

C. n = 4, l = 1

D. n = 3, l = 1

E. n = 5, l = 0 

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