Sp3, sp2 carbons

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How do you know whether a carbon is a sp3 carbon or a sp2 carbon?
 

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Is this with regards to hybrid orbitals?

If it is, you have to look at its molecular geometry. It's sp2 if it's trigonal planar, sp3 if it's tetrahedral.
 
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Is this with regards to hybrid orbitals?

If it is, you have to look at its molecular geometry. It's sp2 if it's trigonal planar, sp3 if it's tetrahedral.

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Is this with regards to hybrid orbitals?

If it is, you have to look at its molecular geometry. It's sp2 if it's trigonal planar, sp3 if it's tetrahedral.

thanks
 

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