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Problem: (b) If you combine two atomic orbitals on one atom to make a new orbital, is this a hybrid orbital or a molecular orbital?

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atomic orbital:  probability description of where an electron can be found.

molecular orbital: combination of atomic orbitals in different atoms (molecular orbital theory)


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(b) If you combine two atomic orbitals on one atom to make a new orbital, is this a hybrid orbital or a molecular orbital?

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