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Offline rilynblue26@gmail.com

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I'm really stuck on this homework question :'(

How many orbitals are described by each of the below combinations of quantum numbers?
n= 4
l=2
ml
= 2
I thought it was 5 orbitals but I got it wrong. Any help will be much appreciated!

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Re: How do you find the number of orbitals when given the quantum numbers?
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2020, 10:14:01 PM »
Why did you think it was 5?
What men are poets who can speak of Jupiter if he were like a man, but if he is an immense spinning sphere of methane and ammonia must be silent?  - Richard P. Feynman

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