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Which statement best describes the orbitals that are used to form the bonds on the allylic carbon below?
a. The π bond between the two carbon atoms is formed by the overlap of two sp 2 hybridized bonding orbitals.
b. The lone pair rests in a non-bonding sp 2 hybridized orbital.
c. The σ bond between the oxygen and the carbon is formed by the overlap of two sp 3 hybridized bonding orbitals.
d. The σ bond between the carbon and the hydrogen is formed by the overlap of a 1s orbital and a non-bonding sp 2 hybridized orbital.
e. None of the statements are true.