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Solution: Utilize the molecular orbital diagram below to answer the fo...

Question

Utilize the molecular orbital diagram below to answer the following questions.

 

How many electrons are present in antibonding molecular orbitals? 

(a) 2     (b) 4     (c) 6     (d) 8     (e) 10

 

What is the bond order for the molecule?

(a) 3     (b) 2.5     (c) 2     (d) 1.5     (e) 1

 

What is the most likely formula for the molecule represented in the molecular orbital diagram?

(a) O22−     (b) ONe     (c) ONe +     (d) OF     (e) OF +