sigma and pi bonds

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Sabrina Ryu 3L
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sigma and pi bonds

Postby Sabrina Ryu 3L » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:50 pm

How exactly are sigma and pi bonds different? And could someone explain the different configurations of the bonding?

Catherine Kim 3K
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Re: sigma and pi bonds

Postby Catherine Kim 3K » Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:03 pm

Sigma bond is formed by end-to-end overlap of atomic orbitals while pi bond is formed by side to side overlap of atomic orbitals. Also sigma bonds tend to be stronger than pi bonds.

405161024
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Re: sigma and pi bonds

Postby 405161024 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:17 pm

sigma bonds are a single bond and pi bonds are a double bond

Karan Thaker 2L
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Re: sigma and pi bonds

Postby Karan Thaker 2L » Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:23 pm

Sigma bonds also always form first; formation of a pi bond always comes after a sigma bond exists.

CateJensen3K
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Re: sigma and pi bonds

Postby CateJensen3K » Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:33 pm

the maximum number of sigma bonds is one and then every bond after is a pi bond

Sophia Fox 4B
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Re: sigma and pi bonds

Postby Sophia Fox 4B » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:53 am

Signs bonds are single bonds, they’re stronger, formed end to end, able to rotate. Pi bonds are the other bond(s) of the multiple bond, weaker, more easily breakable, formed side to side, not able to rotate.


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