Somehow the answer to this is (4) but I dont see how that is possible so please EXPLAIN.

Which of the following statements relating to molecular orbital theory (MO) is incorrect?

(1) Combination of two atomic orbitals produces two molecular orbitals

(2) Combination of two 2p orbitals may result in either sigma or pi MOs

(3) A species with a bond order of zero will not be stable.

(4) Molecular orbitals are hybridizations of atomic orbitals.

(5) A diatomic molecule with an odd number of electrons will be paramagnetic

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