Problem: Consider the molecular orbital diagram for a 2nd row diatomic molecule (X 2) shown below. The labels a, b, and c are placed in three of the molecular orbitals. What are the names of these three orbitals? 1. σ*2p, π2p, σ*1s 2. π*2p, σ*2p, σ1s 3. σ*2p, π2p, σ*2s 4. π*2p, σ2p, σ1s 5. π*2p, σ2p, σ*2s

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Consider the molecular orbital diagram for a 2nd row diatomic molecule (X 2) shown below. The labels a, b, and c are placed in three of the molecular orbitals. What are the names of these three orbitals?

1. σ*2p, π2p, σ*1s

2. π*2p, σ*2p, σ1s

3. σ*2p, π2p, σ*2s

4. π*2p, σ2p, σ1s

5. π*2p, σ2p, σ*2s

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