Experimental evidence suggests that the nitrogen atom in ammonia, NH3 , has four orbitals in the shape of a pyramid or tetrahedron. Draw an energy-level diagram to show the formation of these orbitals. (Hint: No electron promotion is required.)
The Attempt at a Solution
First answer: http://i979.photobucket.com/albums/ae277/clubangel777/Science Homework/SCH4U-BQuestion6ab.jpg
Second answer: http://i979.photobucket.com/albums/ae277/clubangel777/Science Homework/HybridAmmoniaNitrogen.jpg
My sister came up with the first answer, but the teacher emailed her the second answer. There is confusion because she thinks Nitrogen should have 7 Electrons and the teacher said there are 6 Electrons.