Problem: Below is a 3D representation of a cyclohexane (C6H12) molecule, a cyclic compound used in the manufacture of nylon and found in the distillation of petroleum.Name the geometry around each carbon atom. Be sure to rotate the molecule to see all atoms.What is the hybridization of each carbon atom?a) spb) sp2c) sp3d) sp3de) sp3df) sp3d2

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Below is a 3D representation of a cyclohexane (C6H12) molecule, a cyclic compound used in the manufacture of nylon and found in the distillation of petroleum.

Name the geometry around each carbon atom. Be sure to rotate the molecule to see all atoms.

What is the hybridization of each carbon atom?

a) sp

b) sp2

c) sp3

d) sp3d

e) sp3d

f) sp3d2



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