Which of the following statements is incorrect:   1. the combination of two s orbitals gives bonding and antibonding sigma orbitals 2. antibonding orbitals are higher in energy than their corresponding bonding orbitals 3. a pi (bonding) orbital has two nodes 4. a sigma star (antibonding) orbital has a single node 5. the bond order of a molecule containing an equal number of bonding and antibonding electrons is zero

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Which of the following statements is incorrect:

 

1. the combination of two s orbitals gives bonding and antibonding sigma orbitals
2. antibonding orbitals are higher in energy than their corresponding bonding orbitals
3. a pi (bonding) orbital has two nodes
4. a sigma star (antibonding) orbital has a single node
5. the bond order of a molecule containing an equal number of bonding and antibonding electrons is zero

 

 

 

 

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