## Sigma and Pi Bonds

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### Sigma and Pi Bonds

In a triple bond, does it matter the order in which the sigma and pi bonds are?

Jasmine Vallarta 2L
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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

For a triple bond, I think of it as 1 sigma bond and then 2 pi bonds

Fatemah Yacoub 1F
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As long as you state there is one sigma and 2 pi bonds it doesn't matter how you assign them.

Leila_4G
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It seems like all we need to know for sigma/pi bonds for Test 2 is the definition and properties of sigma/pi bonds and what one/two/three bonds mean, is that right?
Thanks!

Avnita C_4B
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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

Yes we need the definition and how they are present in the bonds. In the triple bond, there would be 1 sigma and 2 pi bonds most of the time.

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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

The order of which of the 3 bonds is sigma and which are pi isn't important, even the book doesn't spend very much time on that. I think we probably just have to know that a triple bond has 1 sigma bond and 2 pi bonds

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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

how are we supposed to order bonds?

HuyHa_2H
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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

You don't need to order the bonds. Just know how many sigma and pi bonds are present in each kind of bond (Triple Bond = 1 Sigma Bond and 2 Pi Bonds,etc.)

chrischyu4a
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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

You just need to know that triple bonds consist of one sigma bond and two pi bonds

Claire Stoecklein 1E
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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

All bonds are denoted as straight lines, so there is no way to differentiate them

Claire Stoecklein 1E
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All bonds are denoted as straight lines, so there is no way to differentiate them

Megan Jung 3A
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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

a triple bond is composed of a sigma bond and two pi bonds. The order does not matter.

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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

A triple bond contains 1 sigma and 2 pi bonds. The order does not matter.

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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

You only need to know that a triple bond contains 1 sigma and 2 pi bonds.

Kehlin Hayes 4C
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Order is not important, just know a triple bond means a sigma bond with two pi bonds

MTanikella_1K
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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

Order does not matter as long as you state that there is one sigma and two pi bonds

Yijia_Yang_3A
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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

a triple has 1 sigmas and 2 pi bonds. you wont be able to tell they are shown as straight lines

Yeprem
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Can someone please explain the delocalized pi bonds?

Liam Bertrand 3
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### Re: Sigma and Pi Bonds

The triple bond will just contain 1 sigma and 2 pi bonds, I think that's all the detail we need to know.