double bonds vs. single bonds

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jane_ni_2d
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double bonds vs. single bonds

Postby jane_ni_2d » Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:42 pm

Are double bonds or single bonds more stable?

Meghanhe1l
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Re: double bonds vs. single bonds

Postby Meghanhe1l » Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:43 pm

Because double bonds include a pi bond that prevents rotation, they are more stable.

705192887
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Re: double bonds vs. single bonds

Postby 705192887 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:19 pm

Double bonds are more stable than single bonds. This is because double bonds also have a π (Pi) bond, while single bonds only have σ (sigma) bonds. Pi bonds prevent rotation thus making double bonds more stable.

Heesu_Kim_1F
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Re: double bonds vs. single bonds

Postby Heesu_Kim_1F » Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:26 pm

I understand that double bonds are more stable because of the fact that they have both sigma and pi bonds. Can another reason be that because double bonds have shorter distances than single bonds, thus making the doubles bonds stronger and more stable?

Catherine Kim 3K
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Re: double bonds vs. single bonds

Postby Catherine Kim 3K » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:58 pm

Double bonds are stronger than single bonds because double bonds add stability to compounds and restrict rotation around the bond axis. Double bonds have sigma bonds and pi bonds; double bonds are also shorter than single bonds because the extra bonding electrons pull atoms closer together.

CateJensen3K
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Re: double bonds vs. single bonds

Postby CateJensen3K » Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:35 pm

double bonds are more stable


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