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Antibonding question

  1. Mar 17, 2009 #1
    N2- (negative nitrogen ion) has 8 electrons in bonding orbital and 3 electrons in antibonding orbitals. could you please explain how is it? in other words how do i find bonding and antibonding electrons of any given molecule?
     
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  3. Mar 18, 2009 #2

    alxm

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    Read up on molecular orbital theory?
     
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