SP, SP2 and SP3 Hybrid Orgitals

Topic: Hybrid Orbitals

SP3 Hybrid Orbitals

In methane ,Carbon atom is SP3 hybridized , which is formed by mixing of 1 S and 3 P orbitals of valence shell (Px, Py and Pz) of Carbon atom. It is tetrahedral in shape with 109.5 0 bond angle.