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    An electron state in the hydrogen atom can be designated by the quantum numbers n, l, m and s

    a. What is the physical significance of each quantum number
    b. Describe how these numbers can be used to assemble the periodic table.
    c. Find the normalization constant and <r> for state n=2, l=1, m=0

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    The basic properties of the hydrogen wave functions are determined. The physical significance of each quantum numbers are analyzed.