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Which diagram shows a pair of electrons that have opposite spins? updown, up down, up up, upup

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Karen Wright on March 5, 2018

The pair of opposite spins isup downThe spins of the electrons are designated by arrows and opposite spins are designated by arrows facing in opposite directions. The electrons must occupy opposite spins when they are in the same orbital in order to ensure that they are in their most stable configuration.


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