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n = 3

Using the fact that there are two quantum states for each value of l and m because of electron spin. Find the total number of electron states with n = 3.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I've already determined that l = 0, 1, 2

and m = -2, -1, 0, 1, 2

So, given the information I figured it would be 8 * 2 = 16 quantum states.

Unfortunately, it's supposed to be 18 quantum states and I fail to see where they pick up 2 extra ones. Does anyone know what I am doing incorrectly?

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# Homework Help: Quantum State

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