For atom C: There are 4 domains or groups around central element N in RNH2:
▪ 3 atoms + 1 lone pair = 4 domains
• It will need 4 orbitals to accommodate this 4 groups.
Orbitals that can be used by the central atom:
Subshell Total # of orbitals
s _ 1 orbital
p _ _ _ 3 orbitals
d _ _ _ _ _ 5 orbitals
▪ 1 s orbital + 3 p orbitals = 4 orbitals (4 groups)
▪ s p p p = sp3
The hybridization of the letter C atom (N in NH2) is ________, and the letter F atom is ________. Enter one of the following: sp, sp2, sp3, sp3d sp3d2.
The bond angle on Y is _________ and the bond angle on Z _________. Enter one of the following: 90, 109.5, 120, 180.
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