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## Homework Statement

## Homework Equations

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This is how I was taught to draw orbital overlap diagrams in my lesson:

## The Attempt at a Solution

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I have drawn four attempts for a possible orbital overlap diagram of NH3:

Attempt # 1:

For this one, are the atoms arranged correctly? should it be two hydrogen at the bottom and one at the top?

Attempt # 2:

For this one, it doesn't really follow the example taught in the lesson, but does it make sense to do it like this?

Attempt # 3:

should I be hybridizing it...? Attempt # 4:

Can someone please tell me which and if any of these diagrams are correct?

Any help is appreciated. Thanks :)