Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 8 - Exercises: 14

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Degenerate orbitals have the same n number and the same energy. According to Hund’s rule, when filling degenerate orbitals, electrons fill them singly first, with parallel spins.

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