Pi bond vs. sigma bond question  [ENDORSED]

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Emmy Son 4f
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Pi bond vs. sigma bond question

Postby Emmy Son 4f » Sat Dec 03, 2016 12:21 am

Is this correct?
S orbital + S orbital = sigma bond
S orbital + P orbital = sigma bond
P orbital +P orbital = Pi bond

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Re: Pi bond vs. sigma bond question  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Dec 03, 2016 12:25 am

Two p-orbitals can also overlap end-to-end to form a sigma bond.

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Re: Pi bond vs. sigma bond question

Postby Diana_Visco_1l » Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:15 pm

It helps to think of a sigma bond as a single bond and a pi bond as a double bond.


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