Problem: The molecular orbitals depicted below are derived from  n = 2 atomic orbitals. Rank the MOs in order of increasing energy for B2.

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The molecular orbitals depicted below are derived from  n = 2 atomic orbitals. Rank the MOs in order of increasing energy for B2.

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