Hybridization of carbon in carbonyl group

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Homework Statement


CH3CN [ in presence of aq. H2SO4 and 2H2O] → CH3COOH + NH3


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There is a triple bond present between Carbon and nitrogen, hence the first will be sp hybridized, while there is double bond between carbon and oxygen in the second, hence it should be sp2 hydrized, correct?
 

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Yes.
 

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