Chapter 2, Question 31

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Stephanie H
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Chapter 2, Question 31

Postby Stephanie H » Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:38 pm

Why can a 6f orbital exist?

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Re: Chapter 2, Question 31

Postby alexis castro 1B » Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:05 pm

Because n=6 l is able to equal 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. l in this case equals 3 which refers to f orbital. Theoretically this is a possible orbital but it is just not the ground state of any element on the periodic table.


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