Problem: Use the molecular orbital diagram shown below to determine which of the following diatomic species has the highest bond order.   a.  F22⁻      b.  F22⁺          c.  O22⁺          d.  F2               e.  Ne22⁺

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Use the molecular orbital diagram shown below to determine which of the following diatomic species has the highest bond order.  

a.  F22⁻      b.  F22⁺          c.  O22⁺          d.  F2               e.  Ne22⁺

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