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The hybridization of the carbon atom in the carbonate ion is to have three orbitals on the carbon atom that will be used to form sigma bonds.

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Q: What is the hybridization of the carbon atom in the carbonate ion?
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The central carbon atom in the carbonate, CO32- , ion is sp2 hybridised. The ion is planar with a bond angle of 120 0.

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Carbonate ion is in a trigonal planar shape (hint: sp2 hybridization)

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Molecular formula for a carbonate ion: (CO3)-2 A carbonate ion has 30 protons (6 are from the carbon atom and 8*3 are from the three oxygen atoms) and 32 electrons.

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