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Which hybrid orbitals are used by carbon atoms in the following molecules?

(a) CH3–CH3; 

(b) CH3–CH=CH2; 

(c) CH3-CH2-OH; 

(d) CH3-CHO 

(e) CH3COOH 

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Both C1 and C2 are sp3 hybridized.

C1 is sp3 hybridized and C2 is sp2 hybridized. 

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