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Quantum Numbers

Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 6:43 pm
by martha-1I
I understand that once we know n, the orbital number of an electron, we can find L by subtracting one to n and the next quantum number can be found with the parameters of L to -L, but how do we find the next quantum number m(little s) and what does that quantum number tell us about the electron?

Re: Quantum Numbers

Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:48 pm
by Loo Kah Eng 4H
Hi Martha,

This is a link to my answer. I typed it on word document so that I could format the answer more clearly.
Hope it helps!

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Re: Quantum Numbers

Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 5:13 pm
by martha-1I
Thank you so much for the clearly writen response!