Problem: The molecule HCN (C is the central atom) has 1. 2 sigma and 2 pi bonds. 2. 1 sigma and 3 pi bonds. 3. 4 sigma bonds. 4. 2 sigma bonds. 5. 2 sigma and 1 pi bond.

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The molecule HCN (C is the central atom) has

1. 2 sigma and 2 pi bonds.

2. 1 sigma and 3 pi bonds.

3. 4 sigma bonds.

4. 2 sigma bonds.

5. 2 sigma and 1 pi bond.

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