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Quantum numbers

Which element(s) has an outermost electron that could be described by the following quantum numbers: (3,1,-1,+1/2) ?

Reasons for iron discolouration

A shipment of iron-fortified powdered baby formula has been rejected by the buyers in China because the power is off-color. The color of the powder should be cream-colored, but this shipment is reddish-brown to gray. Investigation by the manufacturer shows that the manufacturing process is simply "bucket chemistry". This mean

Wavefunctions

Explain why each of the following integrals must be 0 when the functions are hydrogen-like wavefunctions: <2p1|Lz|3p-1> and <2p0|Lz|2p0> Show that taking the lithium spin orbitals in a Slater determinant as 1sa, 1sb, and 1s(c1a+c2b) where c1 and c2 are constants gives a wavefunction that equals zero. Tthe a and b are alp

Solve: Volume and Torr Pressure

If a gas occupies 625 mL at 0 Celsius and 760 torr pressure, what will its volume be at 373 degree C and 1520 torr pressure?

Significant Digits and Unit Conversion

1) How many significant figures are there in the answer to the following problem? (8.881*.02100) + .590? 2) A parsec is 206,265 times the distance from earth to the sun. If the distance is 8.000 million miles, express the distance of a parsec in miles in scientific notation.