Hybradization


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Andrea_Torres
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Hybradization

Postby Andrea_Torres » Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:43 pm

In C5H5NO2 it mention that one of the carbons has a hybridization of 2sp^2. What does the 2 mean? Can we just put sp^2 or does it have to be 2sp^2?

MinuChoi
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Re: Hybradization

Postby MinuChoi » Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:49 pm

That first 2 refers to the shell n=2: The orbitals in the valence shell are being hybridized (because only the valence electrons are involved in bonding) and the valence shell for carbon is n=2.

I don't think it's 100% necessary (in the textbook it's not used all the time).

Julieta Serobyan4D
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Re: Hybradization

Postby Julieta Serobyan4D » Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:56 pm

Andrea_Torres wrote:In C5H5NO2 it mention that one of the carbons has a hybridization of 2sp^2. What does the 2 mean? Can we just put sp^2 or does it have to be 2sp^2?

If it says the hybridization of the orbital you have to use but for the atom it's not necessary

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Re: Hybradization

Postby Mai V 4L » Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:19 am

Does anyone have a video they think is a good reference for this topic?


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