a. the Pauli exclusion principle is obeyed: TRUE
Only two electrons with opposing spin can occupy the same molecular orbital.
All of the following statements concerning molecular orbital (MO) theory are correct EXCEPT
a. the Pauli exclusion principle is obeyed.
b. Hund's rule is obeyed.
c. electrons are assigned to orbitals of successively higher energy.
d. a bonding molecular orbital is lower in energy than its parent atomic orbitals.
e. the combination of two atomic orbitals creates only one molecular orbital.
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