Depict the shape of C2H2(ethene) on the basis of hybridisation.

The given compound acetylene C2H2 has a linear shape due to sp hybridisation. • It has a triple bond between the two carbon atoms. • It has 2 type of bonds. Namely, 3 sigma bonds and 2 pi bonds • The 2s orbital and 2px orbital overlap each other to form sp orbital. • Due to sp hybridisation the shape of the molecule is linear.

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