Problem: Determine the hybridization about carbon in H2CO.

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We are asked to determine the hybridization about carbon in H2CO.


Draw Lewis structure: 

C → Central atom → Group 4A → 4 ve

H → Group 1A → 1 x 2 ve = 2 ve

O → Group 6A → 1 x 6 ve = 6 ve

Total = 12 ve



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Determine the hybridization about carbon in H2CO.

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