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A couple of MO questions

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Apr26-12, 08:20 PM
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Heres 2 questions that are confusing me:

For the 1st one, I've never seen a d bonding orbital. Is a πd bonding orbital, just like a πp bonding orbital but with 4 lobes, instead of 2. Kinda like this:
[img width=800 height=704]http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/@api/deki/files/5311/=Dimolybdenum-Mo2-delta-bond-Spartan-HF-3-21G-3D-side.png[/img]

Question d, I don't understand at all.
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