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Homework Help: Indicate no of sigma and pi bonds

  1. Oct 5, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    find total sigma and pi bonds in c6h6

    2. Relevant equations
    Benzene structure

    3. The attempt at a solution
    if i consider benzene structure, then total will be 12σ and 3∏ but according to the random structure that i managed to draw, it showed, 11σ and 4∏, was i wrong?
    here''s the structure

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  3. Oct 5, 2012 #2


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    There are many structural isomers of benzene, so it's not a big deal if you landed up making that one. But for most cases asked for C6H6, consider Benzene only.
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