Problem: Classify these orbital descriptions by type.  p    d    f    sp    sp2    sp3    sp3d    σ2s    π2p    s

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Recall: atomic orbital: s, p, d, and f (defined by quantum number l)

hybrid orbital: combination of 2 or more atomic orbitals in the same atom (valence bond theory)

molecular orbital: combination of atomic orbitals in different atoms (molecular orbital theory)

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Classify these orbital descriptions by type. 

 p    d    f    sp    sp2    sp3    sp3d    σ2s    π2p    s

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