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Consider the accompanying linear crystal field, in which the negative charges are on the z-axis. Using the figure (Figure 1) as a guide, predict which d orbital has lobes closest to the charges. Which two have lobes farthest from the charges? a) dz^2 is the farthest from the charges. b) dxz and dyz are the farthest from the charges. c) dx^2-y^2 and dyz are the farthest from the charges. d) dx^2-y^2 and dxy are the farthest from the charges.