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pi bond and sigma bond

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:06 pm
by Katarina Ho -1B
Hi do pi bonds stand for p in the p orbital and sigma stand for s in s orbital?

Re: pi bond and sigma bond

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:33 pm
by Vivian Gonzalez 1A
What do we need to know about pi and sigma bonds for the final?

Re: pi bond and sigma bond

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:58 pm
by Tiffany Chen 1A
Sigma and pi bonds don't really correlate with s and p, respectively. Sigma bonds form when an s orbital overlaps with another s orbital, an s overlaps with a p, or a p overlaps with another p end-to-end. Pi bonds are formed when additional orbitals overlap side-by-side.

Re: pi bond and sigma bond

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:03 pm
by LilianKhosravi_1H
Vivian Gonzalez 1A wrote:What do we need to know about pi and sigma bonds for the final?

I would say know what they each represent and also how many of each make up a single, double, and triple bond.