We are asked to indicate the hybridization of each interior atom in CH3NH2 (skeletal structure H3CNH2).
The internal atoms are C and N.
Orbitals that can be used by the central atom:
Subshell Total # of orbitals
s _ 1 orbital
p _ _ _ 3 orbitals
d _ _ _ _ _ 5 orbitals
Lewis structure of CH3NH2 :
C→ Group 4A → 1 x 4 ve = 4 ve
H → Group 1A → 5 x 1 ve = 5 ve
N→ Group 5A → 1 x 5 ve = 5 ve
Total = 14 ve
Indicate the hybridization about each interior atom in CH3NH2 (skeletal structure H3CNH2).
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