Molecular Orbital Theory

by ultimateguy
Tags: molecular, orbital, theory
 P: 126 According to molecular orbital theory, which of the following species is the most likely to exist? a) $$H_{2}^{-2}$$ b) $$He_{2}$$ c) $$Li_{2}$$ d) $$Li_{2}^{-2}$$ e) $$Be_{2}$$ I think the answer is c), due to it having a bond order of 1, but I just wanted to make sure.
 Quote by ultimateguy According to molecular orbital theory, which of the following species is the most likely to exist? a) $$H_{2}^{-2}$$ b) $$He_{2}$$ c) $$Li_{2}$$ d) $$Li_{2}^{-2}$$ e) $$Be_{2}$$ I think the answer is c), due to it having a bond order of 1, but I just wanted to make sure.