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    Explain the characteristics of a single, double, and triple bonds including why they form and how the electrons arrange themselves.

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    Explain the characteristics of a single, double, and triple bonds including why they form and how the electrons arrange themselves.

    1. Single bond is formed in the molecule ethane. The molecular formula of ethane is C2H6. The carbon atoms have the excited state configuration 1S^2 2S^1 2P_x^1 2P_x^1 2P_y^1 2P_z^1. Therefore, each atom has four orbitals with unpaired electrons. Three orbitals with unpaired electrons ...

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