VSEPR Theory suggests that the C atoms are at center of trigonal planes

VSEPR Theory suggests that the C atoms are at center of trigonal planes

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VSEPR Theory suggests that the C atoms are at center of trigonal planes. Compounds Containing Double Bonds Valence Bond Theory (Hybridization) C atom has four electrons. Three electrons from each C atom are in sp 2 hybrids. One electron in each C atom remains in an unhybridized p orbital Compounds Containing Double Bonds An sp 2 hybridized C atom has this shape. Remember there will be one electron in each of the three sp 2 lobes and one in the p orbital. Compounds Containing Double Bonds Two sp 2 hybridized C atoms plus p orbitals in proper orientation to form C=C double bond. Compounds Containing Double Bonds
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Unformatted text preview: The portion of the double bond formed from the head-on overlap of the sp 2 hybrids is designated as a s bond. Note: all bonds formed by head-on overlap of orbitals are designated as s bonds. Compounds Containing Double Bonds The other portion of the double bond, resulting from the side-on overlap of the p orbitals, is designated as a p bond. Note: all bonds formed by side-on overlap of p orbitals are designated as p bonds Compounds Containing Double Bonds The other portion of the double bond, resulting from the side-on overlap of the p orbitals, is designated as a p bond....
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course CHEM 1211 taught by Professor Atwood during the Fall '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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