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13 Cards in this Set

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Indicates the main energy levels surrounding the nucleus
Principal quantum number
S orbital
Spherical, 2 max electrons, 1 orbital
P orbital
Dumbbell, 6 max electrons, 3 orbitals
D orbital
4leaf clover, 10 max electrons, 5 orbitals
F orbital
Very complex, 14 max electrons, 7 orbitals
Distance between corresponding points on consecutive waves (crest to crest)
Distance a wave rises or falls from rest position
nobles gases
outermost s & p sublevels filled
representative elements
group A, outermost s & p sublevels filled
transition metals
group B, outermost s & d sublevels contain electrons, add electrons to d
inner transition metals
outermost 's' and nearby 'f' generally contain electrons, add electrons to 'f'
measure of the ability of an atom in a chemical compound to attract electrons
speed of electromagnetic radiation formula
nv=c (wavelength x frequency=c)