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please draw the molecular orbital picture of CH2=C=CH2 and show which of the carbon atoms is most likely the acetylenic carbon and why?

please draw the molecular orbital picture of CH2=C=CH2 and show which of the carbon atoms is most likely the acetylenic carbon and why?

Grade:upto college level

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Kamlesh Kumar
askIITians Faculty 60 Points
8 years ago
H H
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H --- C = C = C--- H
1 2 3

2 nd carbon is attached to double bonds from both sides i.e equivalent to triple bond having sp hybridisation as in acetylene. hence 2nd carbon is acetylenic.



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Kamlesh kumar
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