? asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 2 months ago

chem quantum numbers?

 State whether each of the following statements is correct or incorrect for

an electron with n = 4 and ml= 2. choose correct/incorrect answer and give an explanation for each.

*The electron is in the fourth principal shell. Why?

*The electron may be in a d orbital.

*The electron may be in a p orbital.

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    2 months ago

    *The electron is in the fourth principal shell. Why? true, because n=4

    *The electron may be in a d orbital.  true, because ml=2

    *The electron may be in a p orbital. false, ml=1 for p orbitals

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