Pi and Sigma Bonds


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MedhaVallurupalli1F
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Pi and Sigma Bonds

Postby MedhaVallurupalli1F » Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:08 pm

If there is a double bond or a triple bond, how many of the bonds would be pi and how many would be sigma?

Yilun Ding
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Re: Pi and Sigma Bonds

Postby Yilun Ding » Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:19 pm

For a double bond, there will be one pi and one sigma, and one triple bond consists of two pi bonds and one sigma bond.

Yasmin Olvera 1D
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Re: Pi and Sigma Bonds

Postby Yasmin Olvera 1D » Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:55 pm

I believe for Single bond it is a sigma bond .
Double bond is a sigma bond plus on pi bond.
A triple bond is a sigma bond plus two pi bonds .

Quynh Vo
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Re: Pi and Sigma Bonds

Postby Quynh Vo » Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:49 pm

single bond = 1 sigma
double bond = 1 sigma, 1 pi
triple bond = 1 sigma, 2 pi

Jorge Ramirez_4H
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Re: Pi and Sigma Bonds

Postby Jorge Ramirez_4H » Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:38 pm

Is this necessary to know?

AKatukota
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Re: Pi and Sigma Bonds

Postby AKatukota » Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:10 pm

I think it's good to know!

Jenna Ortiguerra 4G
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Re: Pi and Sigma Bonds

Postby Jenna Ortiguerra 4G » Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:19 pm

A single bond is one sigma. A double bond is one sigma and one pi. A triple bond is one sigma and two pi. As an example, think about CO2 where both oxygens are double bonded to carbon. In CO2, there are two sigmas and two pis.

Leyna Dang 4G
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Re: Pi and Sigma Bonds

Postby Leyna Dang 4G » Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:28 pm

A single bond would have 1 sigma bond, a double bond would have a sigma bond and a pi bond, and a triple bond would have a sigma bond and 2 bonds.

Shail Avasthi 3C
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Re: Pi and Sigma Bonds

Postby Shail Avasthi 3C » Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:48 am

Every bond after the first is a pi bond. (i.e. single bond = 1 sigma ; double bond = 1 sigma & 1 pi ; triple bond = 1 sigma & 2 pi)


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