## Perpendicular Bond Angle

$sp, sp^{2}, sp^{3}, dsp^{3}, d^{2}sp^{3}$

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### Perpendicular Bond Angle

At the end of lecture today, we went over how an unhybridized p-orbital is at a perpendicular angle to the hybridized orbital. Do 90 degree bond angles always form between pi-bonds and an unhybridized p-orbital, or was it just this one example?

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### Re: Perpendicular Bond Angle

Unhybridized p-orbitals lie on the x, y, and z axis and are always 90 degrees from each other. They will also be 90 degrees from hybrid orbitals as well.