Lesson: Molecular Orbital Theory
In this lesson, we will learn how to describe the shapes, energies and electron occupancies of bonding, nonbonding, and antibonding molecular orbitals.
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Worksheet: 18 Questions • 1 Video
An sp2 hybridized atom in a molecule forms bonds to three other atoms of the same element. There are no other bonds in the molecule. Which of the following statements is true?
What is the main reason that bonding molecular orbitals are lower in energy than the parent atomic orbitals?
Which of the following statements is false?