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When we say the electronegativity of Nitrogen is 3.04 ( on pauling scale ) what is the hybridisation of Nitrogen? Similarly for other elements?

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    $\begingroup$ I don't know why this question has been down voted. I was once in a room with several chemists and physicists all pretending that electronegativity of C is one fixed value - basically because periodic tables gives a single value for each element :( Perhaps the downvote is due to the fact that OP could have digged a bit more. The Wikipedia article seems rather good and answers to the question en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronegativity $\endgroup$ – Alchimista Dec 21 '19 at 7:48
  • $\begingroup$ Firstly thanks for your guidance . I read the article and as much I understood is that the value of electronegativity for any generic element E is calculated by considering it's bond H-E as we know the formula for difference of electronegativity. This is ok for F and Cl as we get the gases H-F , H-Cl but what about C ? We can't get the molecule C-H ? Please clarify me. $\endgroup$ – Sameer nilkhan Dec 21 '19 at 14:14
  • $\begingroup$ Is it in there. There is also a specific paragraph on C and its differently hybridised states. $\endgroup$ – Alchimista Dec 22 '19 at 8:18

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