We’re being asked to write the four possible quantum numbers for each of the electrons in the given diagram below:

Let’s first **define and determine the possible values of the four quantum numbers**:

• **principal quantum number (n)**** ****→**** **energy level in orbitals and its value could be **any positive integer** starting from 1 to infinity

• **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 a **subshell**:

**ℓ**** = 0** → s subshell**ℓ**** = 1** → p subshell **ℓ**** = 2** → d subshell**ℓ**** = 3** → f subshell

• **magnetic quantum number (m _{ℓ})**

▪ The **m _{ℓ} values **(for each ℓ) represent an

Write out the four possible quantum numbers for each of the electrons in the diagram below. Give them in the order of: n, l, ml, and ms.

HINT: There are 6 electrons therefore you should give 6 answers.

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