Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 11 - Problems: 11.54

Answer

The hybrid orbitals of the N in the Benzene like structure are composed of 1 s and two p orbitals, therefore making it sp2 hybridization. The lone pairs of Nitrogen reside in the vacant sp2 orbital residing on the N atom

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