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Claire Stoecklein 1E wrote:Each electron in an atom has a probability function that tells us the probability of finding an electron at a given point within that orbital.
What exactly is the probability function of each electron? Is that the four quantum numbers?
This just means that there is a probability that the electron will be following the path of the orbital described in its l value. However, we cannot be 100% accurate in predicting the exact location of an electron as they don't follow rigid paths, which is why we use probability.
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