Problem: What orbitals are used to form each bond in methanol, CH3OH?All C-H bonds are formed from C___to H____The C-O is formed from C____ to O_____The O-H bond is formed from O____ to H____

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Orbitals that can be used by the central atom:

Subshell                   Total # of orbitals 

        s             _                 1 orbital  

        p          _ _ _              3 orbitals

        d        _ _ _ _ _          5 orbitals

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What orbitals are used to form each bond in methanol, CH3OH?

All C-H bonds are formed from C___to H____

The C-O is formed from C____ to O_____

The O-H bond is formed from O____ to H____

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