0243Pb16an-09 - appropriate. As we rotate past the 90...

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Answer to Problem 16, Chemistry 0243- 2009 At the 90° point, the two 2 p orbitals are orthogonal, and might as well be in different universes. They do not “know about” each other, and no phase is
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Unformatted text preview: appropriate. As we rotate past the 90 point, they begin to interact again, mathematically generating the usual pi and pi* orbitals. pi rotate 90 pi* pi rotate 90...
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