Alex asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 9 months ago

is the lone pair in a sp2 orbital on the nitrogen that is sp2 hybridised eg in an imine?

1 Answer

  • 9 months ago

    Yes, the lone pair is in one of the 3 coplanar sp2 orbitals. The single electron in the unhybridized p orbital forms the pi bond of the double-bonded nitrogen. 

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