Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 9 Bonding and Molecular Structure: Orbital Hybridization and Molecular Orbitals - Study Questions: 7

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a) Three single bonds, no lone pair: trigonal pyramidal geometry, $sp^3$ hybridization. b) Two double bonds, no lone pair: linear geometry, $sp$ hybridization c) One double and two single bonds, no lone pairs: trigonal planar geometry, $sp^2$ hybridization. d) One double and two single bonds, no lone pairs: trigonal planar geometry, $sp^2$ hybridization.
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