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We’re being asked to determine the orbitals that overlap to form the indicated pi bond between C* and N* in the given molecule:
Recall that π (pi) bonds are the double and triple bonds in a molecule. They are formed from the side-on overlap of p atomic orbitals.
We first need to look at the valence electron configuration of carbon and nitrogen.
Describe the orbitals used to form the pi-bond between the C* and N*.
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