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We are being asked to identify the hybrid orbitals used by nitrogen (N) and oxygen (O) or the hybridization in NH2CH2COOH.
We answer this problem, using the given Lewis structure of the compound
Consider the Lewis structure for glycine, the simplest amino acid:
What are the hybridizations of the orbitals on the two oxygens and the nitrogen atom?
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