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why the lone pair in sp2 hybridized orbital cant take part in resonance?

why the lone pair in sp2 hybridized orbital cant take part in resonance?


 

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sushant singh
66 Points
11 years ago

hii lakshya .

the simple reason for sp2 not taking part in resonance is the sp2 hybrid is smaller than the sp3 hybrid, so there is a stronger attraction to the nucleus, so less basic. 

sn sharma
34 Points
11 years ago

oxygen atom in acylium ion is sp2 hybridised.

   it is resonance stablised.

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