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**Chemistry / Re: Can an electron have two orbital directions?**

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m

ie if l = 0 then there is no need to describe a direction

if l = 1 then m

if l = 2 then m

there is no reasonable interpretation of an m

_{l}is the closest thing to an "orbit direction"ie if l = 0 then there is no need to describe a direction

if l = 1 then m

_{l}can be +1 or 1 or 0 (representing each of the axes that the spin could be about)if l = 2 then m

_{l}can be +2 or +1 or 1 or 2 or 0 (representing each of the pairs axes that the spin could be about) (this one is more of a stretch)there is no reasonable interpretation of an m

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