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Problem Set 9 Dr. Sparks, CH 301 Molecular Orbital Theory 1. Draw the molecular orbital diagram for Ne 2 and write the MO electron configuration. Calculate the bond order. Use MO theory to explain why this diatom does not exist. 2. Rank the following diatoms and diatomic ions in order of decreasing bond order. a. B 2 , C 2 , N 2 b. Be 2 , F 2 , O 2 c. O 2 + , O 2 , O 2 - d. N 2 + , N 2 , H 2 3. Rank the following diatoms and diatomic ions in order of decreasing bond length.
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Unformatted text preview: a. B 2 , C 2 , N 2 b. Be 2 , F 2 , O 2 c. O 2 + , O 2 , O 2 d. N 2 + , N 2 , H 2 4. Draw the molecular orbital diagram for B 2 and F 2 . Write the MO electron configuration. Are these paramagnetic or diamagnetic? 5. Draw the molecular orbital diagram for NO and NO + . (Use the diagram for N 2 for both of these molecules.) Write the MO electron configuration. Are these paramagnetic or diamagnetic?...
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