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What is the maximum possible angular momentum (as a multiple of h) of a hydrogen atom with energy ?

The maximum possible angular momentum is .

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Step 1: Given Information 

We need to find the maximum possible angular momentum .

Step 2: Simplify

Finding the maximum angular momentum of a hydrogen atom.

Consider:

know that the hydrogen atom's energy is given as:

Using formula, find the value of :

Now, finding the maximum angular momentum .

Angular momentum is given as:

Then,

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