Problem: Indicate which orbitals overlap to form the σ bonds in the following molecules. H2S a. between a hybrid sp orbital on S and an s orbital on Hb. between a p orbital on S and an s orbital on Hc. between a hybrid sp3 orbital on S and an s orbital on Hd. between a hybrid sp2 orbital on S and an s orbital on H

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Recall that σ (sigma) bonds are the single bonds in a molecule. They are formed from the end-on overlap of orbitals.



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Indicate which orbitals overlap to form the σ bonds in the following molecules.

 H2S

 a. between a hybrid sp orbital on S and an s orbital on H

b. between a p orbital on S and an s orbital on H

c. between a hybrid sp3 orbital on S and an s orbital on H

d. between a hybrid sp2 orbital on S and an s orbital on H

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