What is the percentage of s character in sp3 hybridized orbital?

The sp3 hybridized orbital has 25% s- character and 75% p- character.

What are s,p,d,f orbitals?

s, p, d, f are the orbital and orbitals are known as the regions of space where electrons exist.

  • s = Sharp
  • p = Principal
  • d = Diffuse
  • f = Fundamental

S, p,d,f are the names of subshells within a shell whose values are determined by an azimuthal quantum number. The s orbitals are spherical, while p orbitals are polar and oriented in particular directions (x, y, and z)

  • s can hold 2 electrons
  • p can hold 6 electrons
  • d can hold 10 electrons
  • f can hold 14 electrons

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