Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 9 Bonding and Molecular Structure: Orbital Hybridization and Molecular Orbitals - Study Questions - Page 369a: 9


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a) None of them are making a $\pi$ bond so they are all $sp^3$ hybridized. b) The two atoms involved in the double bond make a $\pi$ bond so they are $sp^2$ hybridized. The other is $sp^3$ hybridized. c) The carbon atom involved in the double bond makes a $\pi$ bond so it is $sp^2$ hybridized. The other two atoms are $sp^3$ hybridized.
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