We’re being asked to determine the type of bond that results from side-on overlap of orbitals.
The figure shows two p-orbitals in a side-on overlap:
What type of bond results from the side-on overlap of orbitals?
a) π (Pi) bond
b) Hydrogen bond
c) Ionic bond
d) σ (sigma) bond
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