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Electron Orbital Question

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Question:
How many orbitals have the values n = 6 and l = 5?

Attempt:
I said zero initially, since a l value of 0=s, 1=p, 2=d, 3=f, so there shouldn't be a 5?

I know this is wrong now but why? What is 5= ?
 
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