Wed April 20, 2011 By: Rohan Mehra

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

Expert Reply
Thu April 21, 2011
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.
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