MSE160 2014 Quiz 2 (Ver.1)_Solutions

See p 444445 in jespersen same as n2 but missing one

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Unformatted text preview: . Question 2 [4 marks] + Draw the molecular orbital energy diagram for N2 . Predict the bond order, paramagnetic or diamagnetic. (No need to draw σ1s and σ*1s orbitals). See p. 444/445 in Jespersen. Same as N2, but missing one electron in σpz. No. of bonding electrons = 7; No. of antibonding electrons = 2; Bond order = 2.5 Paramagnetic Question 3 [8 marks] Acetic acid can be made by oxidation of acetaldehyde (CH3CHO). Molecules of acetaldehyde have a –CH3 group, an oxygen atom, and a hydrogen a...
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