Unformatted text preview: sp hybrid from the central N and a 2 p orbital on the outside N. .The bonds in the N–N bond are made from the overlap of a 2 p orbital on the outside N and a left over 2 p atomic orbital on the central N. The N O bond in the right resonance structure is made from a 2 p orbital on O and a left over 2 p on N. The purple statements below are correct. The O atom uses a 2p atomic orbital to make a bond The hybridization on N is sp The molecule contains 2 bonds The molecule contains 2 bonds The N atom uses hybrid orbitals made by mixing one 2 s , one 2 p , atomic orbitals The central N atom uses a 2 p atomic orbital to make a bond This diagram shows the electron configuration for the N 1 central atom after a 2 s electron has been moved to the 2 p ....
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- Spring '11
- Electron, Linus Pauling, sp hybrid orbitals