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: 11.56

Answer

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Work Step by Step

The hybridization of C in –CH 3 is sp 3 as C forms four sigma bonds. All other C atoms are sp 2 hybridized as C forms three sigma bonds. O atom in two C-O groups is sp 3 hybridized as O forms two sigma bonds and has two lone pairs of electrons.
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