Bond types

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Adrienne B 1J
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Bond types

Postby Adrienne B 1J » Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:07 pm

Today in lecture on some of the diagrams some of the bonds had dashes while some were solid, does anyone know what that is?

Alma Flores 1D
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Re: Bond types

Postby Alma Flores 1D » Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:06 pm

The dashed and solid lines are used to show the 3D shape of the molecule. The solid lines are used as the backbone for the structure, here bonds exist on the plane of the paper. The solid wedges represent groups that are pointing out of the page, towards you, and dashed lines represent groups pointing into the page, away from you.

Eli Esagoff_1I
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Re: Bond types

Postby Eli Esagoff_1I » Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:04 am

They are all the same types of bonds. The different ways that there are drawn are just for the three dimensional structure.

Rummel Requerme 1E
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Re: Bond types

Postby Rummel Requerme 1E » Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:16 pm

They're used to help portray a 3-D figure without having to draw one out with depth.

Yitzchak Jacobson 1F
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Re: Bond types

Postby Yitzchak Jacobson 1F » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:04 pm

Hello :)
I believe Professor Lavelle was trying to give us the overall 3-D model perspective by using dashed, and dotted lines. This gave us a clear understanding of how the model is portrayed.
I hope this helps :)

Surya Palavali 1D
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Re: Bond types

Postby Surya Palavali 1D » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:37 pm

They're used to distinguish different molecule shapes.

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Re: Bond types

Postby Cameron Smith 1I » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:41 pm

How would we know which of the bonds is a pi bond when we have more than a single sigma bond?

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