Which of the following sets of numbers can describe a 3p electron?
A. n=1 l=3 ml=1
B. n=3 l=2 ml=1
C. n=3 l=1 ml=1
D. n=3 l=0 ml=1
E. n=2 l=3 ml=1
N is any integer: 1,2,3....
L has both numbers and letters associated with it.
In a 3p orbital n=3 since its the first number and l=1 since when l=1=p. Choice C