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Homework Help: What is the bond order?

  1. Dec 15, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    What is the bond order of B22-

    2. Relevant equations

    (Number of bonding electrons - number of antibonding electron)/2

    3. The attempt at a solution

    (3-0)/2 = 1.5, which is wrong. What's going on?
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  3. Dec 15, 2009 #2
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