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The Spin Quantum Number

Q. State whether each of the following sets of quantum numbers is permissible for an electron in an atom. If a set is not permissible, explain why. a. n = 1, l = 1, ml = 0, ms = ½ b. n = 2, l = 1, ml = 0, ms = ½ c. n = 3, l = 1, ml = –2, ms = –1/²d. n = 2, l = 0, ml = 0, ms = 1

Solved • Mar 25, 2020

The Spin Quantum Number

Q. Quantum numbers arise naturally from the mathematics used to describe the possible states of an electron in an atom. The four quantum numbers, the principal quantum numbers, the principal number (n), the angular momentum quantum number (l), the magnetic quantum number (ml), and the spin quantum number (ms) have strict rules which govern the possible values. n=2, l=1, ml=0, ms=-1 n=3, l=1, ml=-1, ms=-1/2 n=4, l=3, ml= 4, ms=-1/2 n=4, l=4, ml=-1, ms= +1/2 n=3, l=-1, ml=-1, ms=-1/2 n=5, l=-4, ml=-1, ms=+1/2

Solved • Mar 24, 2020

The Spin Quantum Number

Q. 13. Find which of the sets of quantum numbers is impossible (more that one set is incorrect) and explain why next to each case. a) (0, 2, 1, 1/2) b) (2, 0, 0, 1/2) c) (2, 2, 2, 1/2) d) (4, 3, 0, 1/2) e) 1, 0, 1, -1/2) f) (2, 3, 2, 1/2)

Solved • Feb 28, 2020

The Spin Quantum Number

Q. The Pauli Exclusion Principle tells us that no two electrons in an atom can have the same four quantum numbers. For an electron in the 3p orbital shown above, enter a possible value for each quantum number. n = ____ l = ____ ml = ____ Give ONE example. ms = ____ Give ONE example. Though a given electron only has one value for ml, there are ____ possible ml values for electrons in 3p orbitals.

Solved • Feb 20, 2020

The Spin Quantum Number

Q. The Pauli Exclusion Principle tells us that no two electrons in an atom can have the same four quantum numbers. For an electron in the 1s orbital shown above, enter a possible value for each quantum number. n = ____ l = ____ ml = ____ Give ONE example. ms = ____ Give ONE example. Though a given electron only has one value for ml, there are ___ possible ml values for electrons in 1s orbitals.

Solved • Feb 20, 2020

The Spin Quantum Number

Q. The Pauli Exclusion Principle tells us that no two electrons in an atom can have the same four quantum numbers. For an electron in the 2s orbital shown above, enter a possible value for each quantum number. n = ____ l = ____ ml = ____ Give ONE example. ms = ____ Give ONE example. Though a given electron only has one value for ml, there are ____ possible ml values for electrons in 2s orbitals.

Solved • Feb 20, 2020

The Spin Quantum Number

Q. The following sets of quantum numbers, listed in the order n, ℓ, mℓ, and ms, were written for the last electrons added to an atom. Identify which sets are valid and classify the others by the rule or principle that is violated. Drag the appropriate items to their respective bins.

Solved • Feb 18, 2020