Which quantum divides shells into orbitals?
- A. Spin
- B. Principal
- C. Azimuthal
- D. Magnetic
Correct Answer: Option C
The azimuthal quantum number determines an atom’s orbital angular momentum and the shape of the orbital. The principal quantum number determines its number of shells. The magnetic quantum number determines how many orbitals there are as well as their orientation within a subshell.
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