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what is the hybridization of graphite ??????????????????

what is the hybridization of graphite ??????????????????

Grade:11

3 Answers

SREEKANTH
85 Points
5 years ago
the hybridization of graphite is  sp2  due to sp2 hybridization one pi electron delocalise.due to delocalisation of pi electron graphite will conduct electricity
Umakant biswal
5359 Points
5 years ago
The electronic configuration of carbon is 1s22s22p2, i.e. with four valence electrons spread in the s and p orbitals. In order to create covalent bonds in diamond, the s orbital mixes with the three p orbitals to form sp3 hybridization
graphite is a good conducter  of heat and electricity . 
its one of the allotropes of carbon 
HOPE IT CLEARS YOUR DOUBT 
ALL THE BEST ..

 
Samuel Garry
61 Points
3 years ago
Hybridization of carbon atom in graphite is SP2 therefore it forms a layered solid and could also conduct electricity whereas the hybridization of diamond is SP3
Mr Umakant told the hybridisation of diamond and has very well explained

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