Carbon tetrachloride is an organic compound with the chemical formula CCl4. It is a
colorless liquid with a âsweetâ smell.
i. Using the ground state electron configuration and excited state electron
configuration explain the hybridization of the central Carbon (C) atom.
ii. Identify the orbitals that overlap to form the C-Cl bond. Draw a diagram to show
the orbital overlap.
iii. What is the bond angle of CCl4?