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Homework Help: Pi interactions

  1. Oct 26, 2012 #1

    why a cyclic aromatic molecule forms pi interactions, while a cyclic aliphatic (with single only carbon bonds) doesnt?

  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 26, 2012 #2


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    Because they form pi bonds as they forms two bonds simultaneously (1 sigma + 1 pi). I don't quite understand what you meant by your question.
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