Determining bond type

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Jennifer Torres 2L
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Determining bond type

Postby Jennifer Torres 2L » Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:19 pm

How do you determine which bond type is found rather pi or Sigma?

Matthew Tran 1H
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Re: Determining bond type

Postby Matthew Tran 1H » Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:24 pm

Single bonds are sigma bonds. Double bonds are one sigma and one pi bond. Triple bonds are one sigma and two pi bonds.

Maria Solis Disc 1G
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Re: Determining bond type

Postby Maria Solis Disc 1G » Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:34 pm

From my understanding, as of so far, there is always one sigma bond between two atoms and the rest are pi bonds between those same atoms.

Mayaal_Khan_4H
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Re: Determining bond type

Postby Mayaal_Khan_4H » Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:00 pm

Single Bond = 1 sigma bond
Double Bond = 1 sigma bond + 1 pi bond
Triple Bond = 1 sigma bond + 2 pi bonds

Jonathan Cheng 3C
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Re: Determining bond type

Postby Jonathan Cheng 3C » Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:26 pm

Sigma bonds come first before pi bonds. Thus, a single bond consists of only one sigma bond. A double bond consists of a sigma bond and a pi bond. A triple bond consists of a sigma bond and two pi bonds.


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