Be able to list the values of 4 quantum numbers associated with a designated orbital?
This is what my study guide for my chemistry final says, and I'm not sure what it means. Could you explain/ perhaps give me a sample question?
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N = your principle quantum number this is associated with the energy of your orbital.
L = your shape l can be an integer greater than 1
Ml = the number of orientations from -l to positive l including 0
S = the spin of your orbital which is. +1/2 and -1/2 I think this corresponds to whether your electron is spin up or spin down.
Let's try a problem
Say you have
N = 1 l = 0 mL = 0 s = +1/2
Well first we know that l = 0 means that it's spherical. N = 1 means our lowest energy level. mL means one orientation of that orbital is available and the +1/2 means where our electron is I spin up.
That would be a 1 s orbit which would be a sphere.
Minimum energy requirement for your orbitals
S orbitals start at n =1
P orbitals start at n = 2
D orbitals at n = 3
f orbitals at n = 4
So in each orbital we have 2 electrons. I believe.
To find how many orbitals we have for each of those we know that each orbital must have 2 electrons.
S orbital = 2 electrons/2 = 1 orientations
P orbital = 6 electrons/2 = 3 orientations
D orbital = 10 electrons/2 = 5 "."
F orbital = 14 electrons/2 = 7 "."