Orbitals that can be used by the central atom:
Subshell Total # of orbitals
s _ 1 orbital
p _ _ _ 3 orbitals
d _ _ _ _ _ 5 orbitals
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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