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Which of the following sets of numbers can describe a 3p electron?

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.

l=0=s

l=1=p

l=2=d

l=3=f

In a 3p orbital n=3 since its the first number and l=1 since when l=1=p. Choice C



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