If the bond angles at a carbon atom are 120°, how many groups are distributed around the carbon atom?

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Jun 19, 2017

Answer:

Well, three.........

Explanation:

A #/_R-C-R# of #120^@# specifies #sp^2# hybridization. This carbon centre should thus possess trigonal planar geometry to a first approximation, and thus we got #R_2C=C.........#