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Organic Chemistry 1

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Orbitals of an Allyl System

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The $\pi$ molecular orbitals of the allyl cation can be constructed from three p-orbitals, one from each carbon atom.

Which of the diagrams below does NOT properly represent a $\pi$-molecular orbital of the allyl cation?

A

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B

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C

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D

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