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The structure of graphite is shown below.
What kind of hybridization exists for each carbon in the lattice?
sp
sp2
sp3
sp3d1
sp3d2
What kinds of bonds are present in this structure?


hydrogen bonds
hydrophobic interactions
sigma sp
sigma sp2
sigma sp3
sigma sp4
sigma sp3d1
sigma sp3d2
pi bonds
Do you expect the elastic modulus of single crystal graphite to be isotropic?
yes
no
Which direction has the higher elastic modulus
x
y
both directions are equal.

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    a) sp2
    c) no
    d) the y direction

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    What about (b)?? plz help..

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    b) sigma sp2
    pi bonds

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