Covalent bonds form when atomic orbitals on different atoms overlap and electrons are shared.
A σ bond is the direct overlapping of two atomic orbitals.
A π bond is a sideways overlapping of p orbitals
Pelargondin is the molecule responsible for the red color of the geranium flower. It also contributes to the color of ripe strawberries and raspberries. The structure of pelargondin is:
How many σ and π bonds exist in pelargondin? What is the hybridization of the carbon atoms marked 1–4?
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