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4.3 Lone Pairs
There are lone pairs that occupy hybridized orbitals.
The nitrogen atom has trigonal pyramidal geometry, just as we saw in the previous section.
There is only one pair on this nitrogen atom.
The first resonance structure has 3 hybridized.
The nitrogen atom is trigonal planar rather than trigonal pyramidal.
Predict the geometry of each nitrogen atom and each oxygen atom in the following compounds using the VSEPR theory.
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