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I think what they mean is that electrons have a range of values instead of continuous energy levels, implying an unending range, which is why an electron can’t exist in every case but rather a specific or quantized level.
The energy of a particle is quantized, meaning it is restricted to a series of discrete values, called energy levels. According to quantum mechanics, because there are boundary conditions on wave functions and each wavelength corresponds to a different energy energy is quantized. Because an electron in an atom has a wave function that must satisfy certain constraints in 3-D, only some solutions and their corresponding energies are acceptable.
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