Amount of sigma bonds

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Peter Nguyen 2I
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Amount of sigma bonds

Postby Peter Nguyen 2I » Sun Nov 18, 2018 2:48 pm

In a bond between 2 atoms, can there only be one sigma bond? Are there any exceptions?

Ana Pedreros
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Re: Amount of sigma bonds

Postby Ana Pedreros » Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:08 pm

There can only be one sigma bond between two atoms and if theres another bond, its a pi bond. There can be up to two pi bonds and one sigma bond between two atoms in a molecule.

melodyzaki2E
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Re: Amount of sigma bonds

Postby melodyzaki2E » Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:13 pm

a single bond is representative of one sigma bond; a double bond is representative of a sigma bond and a pi bond; a triple bond is representative of one sigma and two pi bonds.

sallina_yehdego 2E
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Re: Amount of sigma bonds

Postby sallina_yehdego 2E » Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:53 am

Single bond = one sigma bond, double bond = one sigma bond and one pi bond, and triple = one sigma bond and two pi bonds

Jacqueline Duong 1H
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Re: Amount of sigma bonds

Postby Jacqueline Duong 1H » Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:23 pm

There can only be one sigma bond since a single bond has 1 sigma bond.

Brian Cook
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Re: Amount of sigma bonds

Postby Brian Cook » Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:27 pm

The other 2nd bond would have to be a pi bond since there can only be one sigma bond.

Connie Chen 3D
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Re: Amount of sigma bonds

Postby Connie Chen 3D » Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:49 pm

There is only one sigma bond because every bond thereafter is a pi bond. Pi bonds form when non-hybridized orbitals bond with one another.


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