## magnetic quantum number, ml

Victoria Zheng--2F
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### magnetic quantum number, ml

I need a little help in understanding what the magnetic quantum number, ml indicates. What is the orientation of the orbitals?

AngieGarcia_4F
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### Re: magnetic quantum number, ml

The orientation of the orbitals is basically how they lie on the x-y-z plane.

Doreen Liu 4D
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### Re: magnetic quantum number, ml

The magnetic quantum number represents the number of orbitals in each subshell (-l to l)