Sigma and Pi Bonds

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DanielleNario1A
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Sigma and Pi Bonds

Postby DanielleNario1A » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:18 pm

If a molecule given has 2 double bonds and 1 triple bond, would the number of sigma bonds be 3 and the number of pi bonds be 4?

Shash Khemka 1K
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Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

Postby Shash Khemka 1K » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:20 pm

Yeah, that's correct. A single bond will have 1 sigma bond, 0 pi bonds. A double bond will have 1 sigma bond, 1 pi bond. A triple bond will have 1 sigma bond, 2 pi bonds. Using this reasoning, we can say that a molecule with 2 double bonds and 1 triple bond will have 3 sigma bonds and 4 pi bonds.

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Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

Postby 305117729 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:49 pm

yes. One double bond consists of one sigma bond and one pi bond, and one triple bond consist of one sigma bond and two pi bonds.

Duby3L
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Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

Postby Duby3L » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:55 pm

Yes, that is correct for every double bond there is one sigma and one pi bond and for every triple bond there is two pi bonds and 1 sigma bond.

Andreana Vetus 1A
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Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

Postby Andreana Vetus 1A » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:04 pm

Yes. Every bonding region has one sigma bond. All additional bonds are pi bonds.

KatrinaPho_2I
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Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

Postby KatrinaPho_2I » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:17 pm

Yep! Every first bond is a sigma bond. Any other bond added on top of the first ones are considered pi bonds.

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Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

Postby 405021651 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:20 pm

yes! a double bond contains 1 sigma and 1 pi bond while a triple bond contains 1 sigma and 2 pi bonds so just add those up!!


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