Problem: Which one of the following statements about orbital hybridization is incorrect?A) The carbon atom in CH4 is sp3 hybridized.B) The carbon atom in CO2 is sp hybridized.C) The nitrogen atom in NH3 is sp2 hybridized.D) sp2 hybrid orbitals are coplanar, and at 120

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Which one of the following statements about orbital hybridization is incorrect?

A) The carbon atom in CH4 is sp3 hybridized.

B) The carbon atom in CO2 is sp hybridized.

C) The nitrogen atom in NH3 is sp2 hybridized.

D) sp2 hybrid orbitals are coplanar, and at 120