We can calculate for the **bond order** using:

$\overline{){\mathbf{Bond}}{\mathbf{}}{\mathbf{Order}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{1}}{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{[}\mathbf{\#}\mathbf{}\mathbf{of}\mathbf{}{\mathbf{e}}^{\mathbf{-}}\mathbf{}\mathbf{in}\mathbf{}\mathbf{bonding}\mathbf{}\mathbf{MO}\mathbf{-}\mathbf{\#}\mathbf{}\mathbf{of}\mathbf{}{\mathbf{e}}^{\mathbf{-}}\mathbf{}\mathbf{in}\mathbf{}\mathbf{antibonding}\mathbf{}\mathbf{MO}\mathbf{]}}$

** bonding MOs** → without an asterisk (

**For F _{2}:**

Use the molecular orbital theory to complete this table.

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