Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 5 - Electron Configurations and the Periodic Table - Exercise 5.12 - Maximum Number of Electrons - Page 211: a


Since the $m_{l}$ quantum number of the electrons is different, they are in different atomic orbitals. Both electrons have n= 3 and l=1, so they are in 3p orbital.

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