Coplanar Definition:

Atoms that lie in the same plane.

Coplanar Explained:

The atoms that lie in the same plane are bonded together to create stability for instance C2H4, 2 Carbon atoms share double bonds, so each Carbon has 2 Hydrogen. Since double bonds can’t rotate freely, it must balance between the Hydrogen that contain the right amount of energy for stabilization.

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