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1D-15

Postby 305303255 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:54 pm

Can somebody explain how you find angular momentum quantum numbers like in this question?

What are the principal and orbital angular momentum quantum numbers for each of the following orbitals: (a) 6p; (b) 3d; (c) 2p; (d) 5f?

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Re: 1D-15

Postby Kevin Antony 2B » Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:58 pm

Principal numbers are your n values while the angular values are your l values. For example for 6p, n = 6 and l = 1.

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Re: 1D-15

Postby Kayli Choy 2F » Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:30 pm

Additionally, principal quantum number (n) specifies the size and energy level the electron is in, while angular momentum quantum level specifies the shape of the orbital.

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Re: 1D-15

Postby Esha Chawla 2E » Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:01 pm

Vanessa Sevilla 3A wrote:Can somebody explain how you find angular momentum quantum numbers like in this question?

What are the principal and orbital angular momentum quantum numbers for each of the following orbitals: (a) 6p; (b) 3d; (c) 2p; (d) 5f?


To find the principal quantum number, just look at the number before the letter. To determine the angular momentum quantum number, use the following idea:
1. s = 0
2. p = 1
3. d = 2
4. f = 3

Thus, let's apply this idea to the problem:
(a) n = 6; l = 1
(b) n = 3; l = 2
(c) n = 2; l = 1
(d) n = 5; l = 3


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