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In the molecule C 2 H 4 , ethene, both carbon atoms will be sp 2 hybridized and have one unpaired electron in a non-hybridized p orbital. These p-orbitals will undergo parallel overlap and form one pi bond with bean- shaped probability areas above and below the plane of the six atoms.
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Unformatted text preview: This pair of bean-shaped probability areas constitutes one pi-bond and the pair of electrons in this bond can be found in either bean-shaped area....
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