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Posted by Anonymous on Monday, October 29, 2012 at 1:06am.

The principal quantum number, n, describes the energy level of a particular orbital as a function of the distance from the center of the nucleus. Additional quantum numbers exist to quantify the other characteristics of the electron. The angular momentum quantum number (§¤), the magnetic quantum number (m§¤), and the spin quantum number (ms) have strict rules which govern the possible values. Identify allowable combinations of quantum numbers for an electron. Select all that apply.

n=3 l=-1 ml=0 ms=+1/2
n=4 l=2 ml=3 ms=-1/2
n=3 l=0 ml=0 ms=+1/2
n=2 l=1 ml=0 ms=-1
n=4 l=4 ml=0 ms=+1/2
n=5 l=1 ml=1 ms=-1/2

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