Please explain which orbitals participate in hybridization. Can 1s and 2s participate in hybridization.

Asked by Rohan Mehra | 20th Apr, 2011, 10:17: PM

Expert Answer:

The atomic orbitals of single atom can only take part in hybridisation.
The atomic orbitals taking part in hybridisation should of comparable energy.
s-s hybridisation is not possible.

Answered by  | 21st Apr, 2011, 11:12: AM

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