Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 7 - Atomic Structure and Periodicity - Questions - Page 342: 35


Yes, minimizing electron-electron repulsions correlates with Hund's rule.

Work Step by Step

Hund's rule maximizes unpaired electrons which minimize electron-electron repulsions by keeping the electrons apart when possible.
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