What is the maximum number of electrons in an atom that can have the following set of quantum numbers n=4 l=3 ml=-2 ms=+1/2?

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Nov 30, 2016

Answer:

According to the given specific quantum numbers, it is certain that only one electron can have the following quantum numbers.

Explanation:

According to the Exclusion Principle,
"No two electrons can have all the four quantum numbers equal."

Moreover only one electron can be accommodated in an orbital with a spin quantum number of #+1/2#.