## The D Orbital

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

Ashvi_Luthra_4H
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### The D Orbital

Once the d orbital is introduced, what kind of bond does it make?

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### Re: The D Orbital

As it is an unhybridized orbital, you will often see it involved in pi bond formation.

KatherineValdez_4B
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### Re: The D Orbital

so when you reach a d-orbital does it go before or after the previous s-orbital?

Yiyang Jen Wang 4G
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### Re: The D Orbital

KatherineValdez_4B wrote:so when you reach a d-orbital does it go before or after the previous s-orbital?

I believe both dsp3 or sp3d are okay but sp3d is preferred?
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### Re: The D Orbital

I think pi bonds? Does anyone else have an explanation as to why?