If the number of possible values of L is n, and the number of possible values of m is 2*L-1, and there are 2 spin directions.. shouldn't the total number of states be 2*(number of possible L)*(Number of possible m)? But this gives 4n^2 - 2n. I am extremely confused. Thanks for your help!(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# I Why is the total number of quantum states = 2n^2 for some n?

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