IMG_NEW_0001_001 - the four sp3 orbitals are oriented as...

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Hybridization: Carbon molecules lcl ,;\ 7vl w f"\" , i:i J t,^: {,, 3 1w tl -1- + 1l t'- 2p ls + W This way, you only get trvo bonds formed! The 4 sp3 orbitals of carbon can interact with the7 1s orbitals of hydrogen or the sp3 orbitals of another carbon to form new o' bonds 2x i'\':: i a a:t | .:i . . iC- o.. st 'tr)-,n" d /.:r.t # i.,9'. .$ o bonds methane Hybridization Hybridize 2s and 2p to form 4 sp3 orbitals. l 1't I -r l -r + ls @ ls+ Methane H o.j olAa .v a: 4,,: o*G ''4Xj" ln order to minimize the repulsion between electrons,
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Unformatted text preview: the four sp3 orbitals are oriented as far away from each other as possible. This is accomplished by the orbitals taking on a tetrahedral geometry around the central carbon atom. As a result, the hydrogens in methane and other sp3 hybridized carbons residing on the vertices of a tetrahedron, with the carbon in the center. ++2,p,++++ )n Wee:li&& &&** W w@,,,, u"ffi...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course CHEM 282 taught by Professor Nabylmerbouh during the Fall '10 term at Simon Fraser.

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