General Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1-28505-137-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-137-6

Chapter 10 - Molecular Geometry and Chemical Bonding Theory - Questions and Problems - Page 421: 10.28


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We know that the arrangement of electron pairs about this atom suggested by the two bonds and on lone pairs is trigonal planar. This atom will have two hybrid orbitals and they will be used to form the two bonds and third hybrid orbital will be used to for the lone pair.
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