Problem: Consider the molecular orbitals of the P2 molecule. Assume that the MOs of diatomics from the third row of the periodic table are analogous to those from the second row. Which valence atomic orbitals of P are used to construct the MOs of P2?

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Consider the molecular orbitals of the P2 molecule. Assume that the MOs of diatomics from the third row of the periodic table are analogous to those from the second row. Which valence atomic orbitals of P are used to construct the MOs of P2?