Problem: Although no currently known elements contain electrons in g orbitals in the ground state, it is possible that these elements will be found or that electrons in excited states of known elements could be in g orbitals. For g orbitals, the value of ℓ is 4. What is the lowest value of  n for which g orbitals could exist? What are the possible values of m  ℓ? How many electrons could a set of g orbitals hold?

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Although no currently known elements contain electrons in g orbitals in the ground state, it is possible that these elements will be found or that electrons in excited states of known elements could be in g orbitals. For g orbitals, the value of ℓ is 4. What is the lowest value of  n for which g orbitals could exist? What are the possible values of m  ℓ? How many electrons could a set of g orbitals hold?

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