VSEPR Diagram

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VSEPR Diagram

Postby GevickSafarians_14B » Mon Oct 24, 2016 3:05 pm

VSEPR Diagram
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alfredoariasLEC1
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Re: VSEPR Diagram

Postby alfredoariasLEC1 » Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:42 pm

Hey guys does anyone know why sigma bonds go hand to hand with single bonds?

Marco_Romo_1M
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Re: VSEPR Diagram

Postby Marco_Romo_1M » Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:49 pm

Sigma bonds go hand in hand with single bonds because a sigma bond occurs when two orbitals overlap head to head. Therefore, there is only one area of electron concentration between atoms which constitutes a single bond.

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Re: VSEPR Diagram

Postby Janice Kim 3I » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:51 pm

It is safe to assume that whenever you see a single bond, it is a sigma bond because sigma bonds overlap two orbitals end to end, creating one single bond. There is only one overlap, and within this overlap is the single area of electron density. This one overlap gives you a single bond.


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