Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 7 - Sections 7.1-7.6 - Exercises - Review Questions: 27

Answer

The possible values of n are positive integers.. A principal quantum number is an integer that specifies the overall size and energy of an orbital.

Work Step by Step

The higher the quantum number, n, the greater the average distance between the electron and the nucleus and the higher the energy.
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