Problem: Fill in the following chart. If the molecule column is blank, find an example that fulfills the conditions of the rest of the row.#MoleculeElectron-domain GeometryHybridization of Central AtomDipole moment? Yes or No.1CO22sp3yes3sp3no4trigonal planarno5SF46octahedralno7sp2yes8trigonal bipyramidalno9XeF2Complete the third row of the table.

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We have to complete the third row of the given table.

To do that we will write an example of molecule which has a sp3 hybridization and does not have a dipole moment.


Molecules having a net dipole moment equal to zero are nonpolar molecules.

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Fill in the following chart. If the molecule column is blank, find an example that fulfills the conditions of the rest of the row.


#MoleculeElectron-domain GeometryHybridization of Central AtomDipole moment? Yes or No.
1CO2


2

sp3yes
3

sp3no
4
trigonal planar
no
5SF4


6
octahedral
no
7

sp2yes
8
trigonal bipyramidal
no
9XeF2



Complete the third row of the table.

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