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Problem: In the 4π + 4π cycloaddition show below, is the reaction favorable or unfavorable? Which two molecular orbitals do you need to look at to determine this?   1) Not favorable because A and B do not interact well with each other. 2) Favorable because A and B interact well with each other. 3) Not favorable because B and C do not interact well with each other. 4) Favorable because B and C interact well with each other. 5) Favorable because C and D interact well with each other.

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In the 4π + 4π cycloaddition show below, is the reaction favorable or unfavorable? Which two molecular orbitals do you need to look at to determine this?

1) Not favorable because A and B do not interact well with each other.

2) Favorable because A and B interact well with each other.

3) Not favorable because B and C do not interact well with each other.

4) Favorable because B and C interact well with each other.

5) Favorable because C and D interact well with each other.

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