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: 36


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a) Both these carbons are $sp^2$ hybridized because they make a double bond each. b) Since all carbons are $sp^2$ hybridized, all these angles are approximately 120°. c)Yes, the -COH group can be either above or below the axis of the C=C bond.
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