Problem: A molecule containing a central atom with sp3d2 hybridization has a(n) ________ electron geometry. a. trigonal planar b. trigonal bipyramidal c. octahedral d. tetrahedral e. trigonal pyramidal

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We are asked to identify the electron geometry of sp3d2 hybridization. 

Electron Regions          Electronic Geometry          

2                                      linear                                   

3                                      trigonal planar                   

4                                      tetrahedral                           

5                                      trigonal bipyramidal            

6                                      octahedral                        


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A molecule containing a central atom with sp3d2 hybridization has a(n) ________ electron geometry. 

a. trigonal planar 

b. trigonal bipyramidal 

c. octahedral 

d. tetrahedral 

e. trigonal pyramidal

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