Unhybridized Orbitals and pi bonds

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Jasmine 2C
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Unhybridized Orbitals and pi bonds

Postby Jasmine 2C » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:50 am

Are all unpaired electrons in the unhybridized orbitals going to form a pi bond? The questions I've worked on so far that have unpaired electrons in unhybridized orbitals have a double/triple bond, which means pi bonds.

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Re: Unhybridized Orbitals and pi bonds

Postby Isha_Maniyar_Dis2E » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:14 am

Yes. A pi bond is specifically made up of unhybridized p-orbitals that overlap side by side. Sigma bonds are formed by hybridized orbitals.

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Re: Unhybridized Orbitals and pi bonds

Postby Andrew F 2L » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:17 am

I would assume so but pi or sigma bonds come from orbitals and their overlapping such as the overlapping of parallel p orbitals. I don't think that the concept of the lone pairs making pi bonds themselves will be too important however.

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