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Solution: When two atomic orbitals overlap in phase, all of the follow...

Question

When two atomic orbitals overlap in phase, all of the following occur except:

a. constructive interference occurs

b. a bonding molecular orbital is produced

c. the energy of the orbital is always higher and therefore more stable

d. the orbitals are added, not subtracted

e. all of these occur, without exception