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STATEMENT-1: Half-filled and fully-filled degenerate orbitals are more stable.
STATEMEHNT-2: Extra stabillity is due to the symmetrical distribution of electrons and exchange energy.
A. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C. (A) is true but (R) is false
D. (A) is false but (R) is true

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Correct Answer - A
2P orbitals are degenerate.

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