Problem: The molecular orbitals of ethylene are shown below. For this compound, 1) A is the LUMO and contains 2 electrons. 2) A is the LUMO and contains 0 electrons. 3) A is the HOMO and contains 2 electrons. 4) A is the HOMO and contains 0 electrons.

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The molecular orbitals of ethylene are shown below. For this compound,

1) A is the LUMO and contains 2 electrons.

2) A is the LUMO and contains 0 electrons.

3) A is the HOMO and contains 2 electrons.

4) A is the HOMO and contains 0 electrons.

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