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Solution: 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 +    

Problem

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 +