# What is the maximum number of electrons in an atom that can have the following set of quantum numbers? n = 3 l = 2 ml = –2?

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- pisgahchemistLv 72 months ago
Quantum numbers ....

The quantum numbers you have specified refer to a single orbital in the 3d sublevel. An orbital can have no more than two electrons (with opposite spin). Therefore, the answer is "2."

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