CHEMISTRY 171: PROBLEM SET #4 (10/16/15)
Due: FRIDAY October 23, 2015
1. Write the molecular orbital (MO) electron configuration for the NO- ion.
a. What is the bond order? See attached page
b. Will the bond length be shorter or longer than in NO? BO drop
1. (16 points)
a. Draw the radial distribution function (r22 vs. r) and angular density function for a 6dz2 orbital.
Label your axes and indicate any nodes. Determine the point group of the 6dz2 orbital.
b. Draw two sets of pictures showing linear combina
CHEMISTRY 171: PROBLEM SET #5 (10/23/15)
Due: WEDNESDAY, November 4, 2015
1. The internuclear distances in gas-phase ionic molecules are considerably smaller than those in the
corresponding crystals. For example, the internuclear distance in NaCl(g) is 2.