Bonding orbitals are occupied/filled orbitals in an MO diagram. The other half which is not filled will be the anti-bonding orbitals
For 1,3,5-hexatriene, the complete MO diagram for this compound will appear as:
Answer the following questions for 1,3,5-hexatriene, the conjugated triene containing six carbons.
1) Which p molecular orbitals belong in the following categories? Select all that apply
A) Bonding: p 6*, p 5*, p 4*, p 3 , p 2, p1
B) Antibonding:p 6*, p 5*, p 4*, p 3 , p 2, p1
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