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Homework Help: 'l' sub-shell?

  1. Sep 19, 2008 #1

    a.a

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    If an atom in it's ground state has 35 electrons, then how many of these electrons are in the l = 2 subshell?
     
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  3. Sep 19, 2008 #2

    Borek

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    How are electrons assigned to different shells?
     
  4. Sep 19, 2008 #3

    a.a

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    by their energy leveals?
    im not very clear on this topic
     
  5. Sep 19, 2008 #4

    Borek

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  6. Sep 19, 2008 #5

    a.a

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    is it 10 electrons?
     
  7. Sep 19, 2008 #6

    Borek

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    Seems like.
     
  8. Sep 19, 2008 #7

    a.a

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    thank you
     
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