Problem: Using bond energies from Table 3-3, estimate the barrier to rotation about a carbon–carbon double bond. To do this, consider what must happen to go fromin terms of making and breaking chemical bonds; that is, what must happen in terms of the π bond?

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Using bond energies from Table 3-3, estimate the barrier to rotation about a carbon–carbon double bond. To do this, consider what must happen to go from

in terms of making and breaking chemical bonds; that is, what must happen in terms of the π bond?

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