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The letter "p" in the symbol 4p3 indicates the ____ A spin of an electron. B orbital shape. C principle energy level. D speed of an electron.

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Timothy Norman on November 21, 2018

Given:configuration of Electrons represented by: 4p3To determine:The representation of the letter " p Explanation:In quantum mechanics, an electron in an orbital is described by a set of 3 quantum numbersn: this is the principal quantum number that describes the size of orbitall = angular momentum quantum number that describes the shape of the orbitalm = magnetic impulse that describes the electron orientationIn the given configuration:n = 4 l = 1, which corresponds to p-orbitalAns: (B)The letter p - corresponds to the shape of the orbital

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