Hybridization is the fusion of atomic orbitals to form hybridized orbitals.
The geometry of a molecule can be determined if the hybridization of the central atom is known.
We will first label the four C atoms in the molecule and determine their hybridization one by one.
Ethyl acetate, C4H8O2, is a fragrant substance used both as a solvent and as an aroma enhancer. Its Lewis structure is .
What is the hybridization at each of the carbon atoms of the molecule?
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