In C-C=C=C-C, why and how is the hybridization of the carbon atom in the middle sp??

Asked by  | 21st Apr, 2011, 04:19: PM

Expert Answer:

In C1 the hybridisation is sp3.
In C2 the hybridisation is sp2.
In C3 the hybridisation is sp.(because this carbon can attach with only two atoms of carbon.)
In C4 the hybridisation is sp2.
In C5 the hybridisation is sp3.

Answered by  | 21st Apr, 2011, 11:02: AM

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