# Chemistry

What is the azimuthal quantum number (also called the angular-momentum quantum number), ℓ, for the orbital shown here?

(the photo is a d orbital. it has 4 balls around it)

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1. I can't see the photo but a d orbital has a value of 2 for ell (I can't write the script ell and the lower case l looks like (OK, ALMOST like) the number 1).(see 1 vs l)
s orbitals have ell = 0
p orbitals have ell = 1
d orbitals have ell = 2

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2. l=2

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