Problem: What type of bond results from the side-on overlap of orbitals?a) π (Pi) bondb) Hydrogen bondc) Ionic bondd) σ (sigma) bond

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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:



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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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