Question

Q285) Which of the following are possible values of n , l and m for an atom having maximum value of m=+2? [ Pb. PMT 1985]

Q285) Which of the following are possible values of n , l and m for an atom having maximum value of m=+2? [ Pb. PMT 1985]

SOLUTION

For Max. m=+2 means l=2, which can be so when n=3

NOw when l=2, m=-2, -1, 0, +1, +2

Answer: (b)