Problem: What type of bond results from the end -on overlap of orbitals?a) σ (sigma) bondb) hydrogen bondc) π (pi) bondd) ionic bond

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We’re being asked to determine the type of bond that results from end-on overlap of orbitals.


The figure shows two p-orbitals in an end-on overlap:



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What type of bond results from the end -on overlap of orbitals?

a) σ (sigma) bond

b) hydrogen bond

c) π (pi) bond

d) ionic bond

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