Problem: According to MO theory, which molecule or ion has the highest bond order? Highest bond energy? Shortest bond length? (Use the energy ordering of O2)a. O2, O2-1, O2-b. CO and CO+. 

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According to MO theory, which molecule or ion has the highest bond order? Highest bond energy? Shortest bond length? (Use the energy ordering of O2)

a. O2, O2-1, O2-

b. CO and CO+

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