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# Quantum Numbers: Principal Quantum Number

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Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Numbers: Principal Quantum Number
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Quantum Numbers: Magnetic Quantum Number
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Quantum Numbers: Nodes

The Principal Quantum Number gives both the size and energy of an electron shell.

###### Principal Quantum Number

Concept #1: Principal Quantum Number

Example #1: Which of the following is a possible value for a principal quantum number shell?

Practice: What is the value of n for the electron based on the image of the atom provided? Practice: Which electron possesses the lowest possible energy from the image provided? 