Problem: Draw the molecular orbital (MO) energy diagram for Li2+.

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The total number of valence electrons present in Li2+ is:

            Group             Valence Electrons

Li          1A                   2 × 1 e2 e

           From charge: +1 = – 1 e

Total:  1 valence e

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Draw the molecular orbital (MO) energy diagram for Li2+.

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