• q3 ans d
    my doubt is why transition state is sp2 hybridised?

  • @Nishant-Thakre In amine inversion, lone pair keeps shifting its position . if for instance, if it is at the north pole after inversion , it goes to
    the south pole . This is a amazing phenomenon known as quantum mechanical tunneling
    As we all know , amine is sp3 hybridised and the transition state is sp2 hybridised as the lone pair enters the nucleus leaving behind a vacant orbital .
    And after some time , the lone pair pops out of the other side . Since , the inverted amine is an enantiomer . the energy remains the same .

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