molecular orbital diagram question

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molecular orbital diagram question

Postby samanthalee14adis1G » Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:28 pm

i know that when z>= 8 we put the pz under px and py and that when z<8 we but the pz above px and py
but when we have something like CO, C has z=6 and O has z=8 why do we use the diagram we would use for z<8 even though O=8?

Geoffrey Zhang 3I
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Re: molecular orbital diagram question

Postby Geoffrey Zhang 3I » Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:40 pm

For any heterogenous species, you use z < 8, I believe.


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