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Please do not talk about wave functions in your answers (especially if they're "ideal" wave functions). I only have basic concepts of organic chemistry, so please keep that in mind in your answer. When are two orbitals considered to be orthogonal?

It will be helpful if you can provide an example molecule (or molecular orbitals in a molecule) since I can't really think of whena scenario where molecular orbitals can be exactly 90 degrees90° to each other.

*Please keep in mind that I only know concepts from basic organic chemistry and telling me more advanced concepts and equations isI'm not helpfulwell-versed in any way whatsoever. If it's not derived from this textbook: Paula Bruice, Organic Chemistry, 7th Edition Prentice Hallquantum mechanics, then I really don't need that informationso would prefer a simple answer - but all explanations are welcome.

Please do not talk about wave functions in your answers (especially if they're "ideal" wave functions). I only have basic concepts of organic chemistry, so please keep that in mind in your answer.

It will be helpful if you can provide an example molecule (or molecular orbitals in a molecule) since I can't really think of when molecular orbitals can be exactly 90 degrees.

*Please keep in mind that I only know concepts from basic organic chemistry and telling me more advanced concepts and equations is not helpful in any way whatsoever. If it's not derived from this textbook: Paula Bruice, Organic Chemistry, 7th Edition Prentice Hall, then I really don't need that information.

When are two orbitals considered to be orthogonal?

It will be helpful if you can provide an example molecule (or molecular orbitals in a molecule) since I can't really think of a scenario where molecular orbitals can be exactly 90° to each other.

I'm not well-versed in quantum mechanics, so would prefer a simple answer - but all explanations are welcome.

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Please do not talk about wave functions in your answers (especially if they're "ideal" wave functions). I only have basic concepts of organic chemistry, so please keep that in mind in your answer.

It will be helpful if you can provide an example molecule (or molecular orbitals in a molecule) since I can't really think of when molecular orbitals can be exactly 90 degrees.

*Please keep in mind that I only know concepts from basic organic chemistry and telling me more advanced concepts and equations is not helpful in any way whatsoever. If it's not derived from this textbook: Paula Bruice, Organic Chemistry, 7th Edition Prentice Hall, then I really don't need that information.

Please do not talk about wave functions in your answers (especially if they're "ideal" wave functions). I only have basic concepts of organic chemistry, so please keep that in mind in your answer.

It will be helpful if you can provide an example molecule (or molecular orbitals in a molecule) since I can't really think of when molecular orbitals can be exactly 90 degrees.

Please do not talk about wave functions in your answers (especially if they're "ideal" wave functions). I only have basic concepts of organic chemistry, so please keep that in mind in your answer.

It will be helpful if you can provide an example molecule (or molecular orbitals in a molecule) since I can't really think of when molecular orbitals can be exactly 90 degrees.

*Please keep in mind that I only know concepts from basic organic chemistry and telling me more advanced concepts and equations is not helpful in any way whatsoever. If it's not derived from this textbook: Paula Bruice, Organic Chemistry, 7th Edition Prentice Hall, then I really don't need that information.

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Please do not talk about wave functions in your answers (especially if they're "ideal" wave functions). I only have basic concepts of organic chemistry, so please keep that in mind in your answer.

  • It will be helpful if you can provide an example molecule (or molecular orbitals in a molecule) since I can't really think of when molecular orbitals can be exactly 90 degrees.

It will be helpful if you can provide an example molecule (or molecular orbitals in a molecule) since I can't really think of when molecular orbitals can be exactly 90 degrees.

Please do not talk about wave functions in your answers (especially if they're "ideal" wave functions). I only have basic concepts of organic chemistry, so please keep that in mind in your answer.

  • It will be helpful if you can provide an example molecule (or molecular orbitals in a molecule) since I can't really think of when molecular orbitals can be exactly 90 degrees.

Please do not talk about wave functions in your answers (especially if they're "ideal" wave functions). I only have basic concepts of organic chemistry, so please keep that in mind in your answer.

It will be helpful if you can provide an example molecule (or molecular orbitals in a molecule) since I can't really think of when molecular orbitals can be exactly 90 degrees.

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