Problem: How many of the following molecules have sp2 hybridization on the central atom?a) HCN b) SO2 c) OCl2 d) XeCl2

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Recall: sp2 hybridization = 3 electron domains (atoms and lone pairs)


a) HCN

• contains 2 electron domains (2 atoms bonded)


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How many of the following molecules have sp2 hybridization on the central atom?

a) HCN 

b) SO

c) OCl

d) XeCl2

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