Problem: Which of the following describes the bonding in HNNH?A) sp orbitals on each nitrogen overlap and form a sigma bond.B) sp orbitals on each nitrogen overlap and form a pi bond.C) sp2 orbitals on each nitrogen overlap and form a sigma bond.D) sp2 orbitals on each nitrogen overlap and form a pi bond.E) p orbitals on each nitrogen overlap and form a sigma bond.

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Describe the bonding in HNNH.

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Which of the following describes the bonding in HNNH?

A) sp orbitals on each nitrogen overlap and form a sigma bond.

B) sp orbitals on each nitrogen overlap and form a pi bond.

C) sp2 orbitals on each nitrogen overlap and form a sigma bond.

D) sp2 orbitals on each nitrogen overlap and form a pi bond.

E) p orbitals on each nitrogen overlap and form a sigma bond.