Problem: Which energy diagram in the figure below is appropriate for each of the following situations? I. Vibrational states of a diatomic molecule such as O 2 II. Idealized quantized spring - mass oscillator III. Electronic, vibrational, and rotational states of a diatomic molecule such as O2 IV. Electronic states of a single atom such as hydrogen 1. I-C, II-A, III-B, IV-C 2. I-C, II-B, III-D, IV-A 3. I-A, II-C, III-D, IV-B 4. I-A, II-D, III-A, IV-C 5. I-A, II-B, III-D, IV-C 6. I-B, II-A, III-C, IV-D 7. I-B, II-D, III-C, IV-A 8. I-B, II-C, III-A, IV-D 9. I-D, II-C, III-A, IV-B 10. I-D, II-B, III-A, IV-C

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Which energy diagram in the figure below is appropriate for each of the following situations?

I. Vibrational states of a diatomic molecule such as O 2
II. Idealized quantized spring - mass oscillator
III. Electronic, vibrational, and rotational states of a diatomic molecule such as O2
IV. Electronic states of a single atom such as hydrogen

1. I-C, II-A, III-B, IV-C
2. I-C, II-B, III-D, IV-A
3. I-A, II-C, III-D, IV-B
4. I-A, II-D, III-A, IV-C
5. I-A, II-B, III-D, IV-C
6. I-B, II-A, III-C, IV-D
7. I-B, II-D, III-C, IV-A
8. I-B, II-C, III-A, IV-D
9. I-D, II-C, III-A, IV-B
10. I-D, II-B, III-A, IV-C

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