Problem: Which of the following mixtures of atomic orbitals best describes the σ bonding orbital in H2? a. s + s b. s – s c. pz + pz d. px – pz e. px + py

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Which of the following mixtures of atomic orbitals best describes the σ bonding orbital in H2?

a. s + s

b. s – s

c. pz + pz

d. px – pz

e. px + py

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