Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 10 - Sections 10.1-10.8 - Exercises - Review Questions: 17

Answer

A bond formed when two atoms are able to lower their energies and become stabilized by combining orbitals.

Work Step by Step

The net stabilization of the bonding atoms constitutes a bond according to molecular orbital theory.
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