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Solution: According to valence bond theory, the triple bond in ethyne (acetylene, H-C≡C-H) consists ofa. three δ bonds and no π bonds.b. two δ bonds and one π bonds.c one δ  bonds and two π bonds.d. no δ bonds and three π bonds.e. None of these choices is correct.

Problem

According to valence bond theory, the triple bond in ethyne (acetylene, H-C≡C-H) consists of

a. three δ bonds and no π bonds.

b. two δ bonds and one π bonds.

c one δ  bonds and two π bonds.

d. no δ bonds and three π bonds.

e. None of these choices is correct.