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Draw the MO diagram for NO and identify the following: Bond order, diamagnetic or paramagnetic, homo and lumo.

  • What about the atomic orbitals? Wouldn't the 2p orbitals need to be completed too? Yadira commented almost 2 years ago
  • Hi there! Yes they need to be completed too. Please have a look at the start of the answer which has the electronic configurations for both N and O. For simplicity, I have also updated the MO diagram. Have a look at it. Faraz commented almost 2 years ago