Which one of the following statements about orbital hybridization is incorrect?

  • (A) The carbon atom is CO2 is sp hybridized
  • (B) The nitrogen atom in NH3 is sp3 hybridized.
  • (C) sp2 hybrid orbitals are coplanar, and at 120o to each other.
  • (D) sp hybrid orbitals lie at 180o to each other.;
Correct Answer: B

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