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breaking pi bonds

Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:26 pm
by Marsenne Cabral 1A
What is an example of when pi bods break in the natural world if there are any?

Re: breaking pi bonds

Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:31 pm
by Kelly Zhang 1L
Marsenne Cabral 1A wrote:What is an example of when pi bods break in the natural world if there are any?


An example could be the heating of ethylene (C2H4). The heat causes the pi bonds to break by rotating it back and forth, thus breaking that bond.