n = 5, l = 3, ml =-3

n = 3, l = 2, ml =+3

n = 3, l = 1, ml = -2

n = 4, l = 4, ml =0

n = 4, l = 0, ml =-1

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- Oct 17th 2008, 07:48 AMNeedHelp18Which set of quantum numbers contain an error?
n = 5, l = 3, ml =-3

n = 3, l = 2, ml =+3

n = 3, l = 1, ml = -2

n = 4, l = 4, ml =0

n = 4, l = 0, ml =-1 - Oct 17th 2008, 09:32 AMsarabolha
n is the principle quantum number, (n= 1 through 7), so all n's are correct.

l is the angular momentum, and depicts the sublevel, and goes from 0 to n-1.

(look at the fourth set)

ml is the magnetic qn and represents the orbitals. it goes from -L to +L.

(look at the second, third and last set) - Oct 17th 2008, 09:34 AMchiph588@
Here's a hint:

L ranges between 0, to n-1

ml ranges between -L, to L