An atomic orbital is monocentric while a molecular orbital is polycentric. Explain

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

An atomic orbital is under the influence of one nucleus while a molecular orbital is influenced by two or more nuclei depending upon the number of atoms in the molecule.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM