Problem: What atomic orbitals are involved in the stacking of graphite sheets with each other?

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We are asked to identify the orbitals involved in the stacking of graphite sheets with each other.

Graphite contains carbon arranged in a trigonal planar forming hexagonal bonds.

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What atomic orbitals are involved in the stacking of graphite sheets with each other?

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