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Solution: Consider the hybridizations at the four different carbons in the molecule. The bond between C2 and C3 can be described as between orbitals: a) sp hybrid on C2 and sp2 hybrid on C3 b) sp2 hybrid on C

Problem

Consider the hybridizations at the four different carbons in the molecule. The bond between C2 and C3 can be described as between orbitals:

a) sp hybrid on C2 and sp2 hybrid on C3

b) sp2 hybrid on C2 and sp2 hyrid on C3

c) sp3 hybrid on C2 and sp3 hybrid on C3

d) unhybridized p on C2 and unhybridized p on C3

e) sp hyrid on C2 and sp hybrid on C3