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The energy level the electron is in

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Q: What information does the first quantum of an electron give?

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Quantum numbers are actually the most interesting part of chemestry that our used to find the exact position of an electron orbiting the nucleus of an atom...lets take an example......someone with whom you are chating online wants to send you a parcel and so he asks you your address......you ll first give your state`s name then the city and further your house no. ,colony etc. so in a way your residential address helps an unknown person track you.Similarly an electron orbiting a nucleus is designated or tracked with the help of quantum nos.....

In theory, the number of electrons with each quantum number is not limited. However, for any given "main quantum number" (n), the number of electrons having the other quantum numbers is limited - but it depends on the value of "n". For more information, the Wikipedia article on "quantum number" seems to give a good overview.

Max Born was the first to note that the Schroendinger Equation (SE) -- ONE way to approach quantum mechanics -- could be used to accurately predict the PROBABILITY of an electron being at a specific location, given that the electron was in a specific energy field that was well-defined for all locations. For example, the SE for a single electron, in its lowest state around a positive nucleus, shows (after a LOT of math) that the electron is MOST likely at a distance of one Bohr Radius from that nucleus. Born was the first to note that quantum mechanics could never say EXACTLY where the electron was at any one time, but that it could very accurately determine the PROBABILITY that it was at a specified point. Very ironically, Schroendinger himself never really accepted Born's idea. Werner Heisenberg, Max Born, & Pascual Jordan developed an alternate approach to quantum mechanics that used operators and matrix mechanics to give eigenvalues for variables such as position. It was FAR more complicated than the SE, but also has more application. Heisenberg was soon able to show that the SE and the approach he & his colleagues developed were essentially the same.

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Quantum is the minimum amount of any physical entity involved in an interaction.

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