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I have read in my book that ,energy of atomic orbital is greater than that of molecular orbital . I know the fact that lower energy corresponds to higher stability .

But I can't figure out the reason of why does atomic orbital possess higher energy ?

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  • $\begingroup$ See Linear Combination Of atomic Orbitals $\endgroup$ – Avnish Kabaj Feb 23 '18 at 6:17

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