#### Question

What is the covalency of nitrogen in N_{2}O_{5}?

#### Solution

In N_{2}O_{5}, the covalency of N is restricted to 4 due to sp^{2} hybridisation of nitrogen atom involving one 2s and three 2p orbitals.

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Solution What is the covalency of nitrogen in N2O5? Concept: Classification of Crystalline Solids.