Problem: If you assume sp3 hybridization for a free nitrogen atom, how many lone pairs of electrons will the free (not bonded to other atoms) nitrogen atom have? a. 0 b. 1 c. 2 d. 3 e. 4

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If you assume sphybridization for a free nitrogen atom, how many lone pairs of electrons will the free (not bonded to other atoms) nitrogen atom have?

a. 0

b. 1

c. 2

d. 3

e. 4

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