Organic compounds that possess at least one triple bond between two carbon atoms.

alkenes and alkynes

Alkenes and Alkynes – Prelude to Electrophilic Addition

Atomic Hybridization & Molecular Orbitals What is Atomic Hybridization? It's often said that carbon is special because it can form four bonds. It does so by orbital and atomic hybridization. While that is true of carbon, other atoms can certainly form four bonds. The important distinction is that carbon forms four strong, stable bonds. On the...

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