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calculate the percentageof p character in the orbital occupied by the lone pair of electrons in water molecule if cos (104.5) is -0.25

calculate the percentageof p character in the orbital occupied by the lone pair of electrons in water molecule if cos (104.5) is -0.25

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Harishwar IIT Roorkee
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7 years ago
It is SP3 hybridised molecule with P character 75%. %
Kostubh Garg
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4 years ago
You can calculate the answer by using the formula- cos a = p-1/p , where p denotes the fraction of p charater

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