Ch_322a_10.09

Ch_322a_10.09 - 2 hybridized C H H H . electron in p...

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Structure of the Methyl Radical Possible structures of the methyl radical are (a) a trigonal pyramidal geometry where carbon is sp 3 hybridized C H H H . electron in sp 3 orbital (b) a trigonal planar geometry where carbon is sp
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Unformatted text preview: 2 hybridized C H H H . electron in p orbital Spectroscopic measurements indicate a planar, or nearly planar, structure for the methyl radical....
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