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Carbon has two electrons in the outermost, but it is tetravalent in organic compounds.


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Since, all the four valencies of carbon are identical, 2s electron is shifted to one of the vacant p-orbital with the result four unpaired orbitals are present. these undergo hybridization and form four hybrid orbitals.

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