Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 9 - Sections 9.1-9.11 - Exercises - Review Questions: 16

Answer

These bonds share more than one pair of electrons and involve electrons in different orbitals.

Work Step by Step

Double and triple covalent bonds are stronger than single covalent bonds and they are characterized by the sharing of four or six electrons between atoms, respectively, as opposed to only two shared electrons in a single bond.
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