Problem: Deduce the BOND ORDER of the following diatomic molecules. You must show your work at how you arrived at the computation of the bond order for full credit.N2

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We’re being asked to determine the bond order of N2. For this, we need to do the following steps:


Step 1: Calculate the total number of valence electrons present.

Step 2: Draw the molecular orbital diagram.

Step 3: Calculate the bond order of the molecule/ion. Recall that the formula for bond order is:


Bond Order=12[# of e- in bonding MO-# of e- in antibonding MO]


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Deduce the BOND ORDER of the following diatomic molecules. You must show your work at how you arrived at the computation of the bond order for full credit.

N2

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