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Hi,

I am just learning some materials and struggling to find what the other octet is. I know the following:

[itex]3 \otimes 3 \otimes 3 = 10 \oplus 8 \oplus 8 \oplus 1 [/itex]

Now I understand the 10 and one of the 8's. But I am a little unsure of what the other octet and singlet is in terms of quarks. Is the other octet just an excited state of the other octet (higher spin)??

http://proj.ncku.edu.tw/research/articles/e/20080523/images/080408014859tzxABW.gif [Broken]

(This is the octet I already know)

Thanks.

I am just learning some materials and struggling to find what the other octet is. I know the following:

[itex]3 \otimes 3 \otimes 3 = 10 \oplus 8 \oplus 8 \oplus 1 [/itex]

Now I understand the 10 and one of the 8's. But I am a little unsure of what the other octet and singlet is in terms of quarks. Is the other octet just an excited state of the other octet (higher spin)??

http://proj.ncku.edu.tw/research/articles/e/20080523/images/080408014859tzxABW.gif [Broken]

(This is the octet I already know)

Thanks.

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