We're being asked to determine the composition of hybrid orbitals for each of the electronic geometry given.
• There are 2 groups (atoms) around the central element:
• It will need 2 orbitals to accommodate these 2 groups.
Orbitals that can be used by the central atom:
Subshell Total # of orbitals
s _ 1 orbital
Complete the table below for the composition of hybrid orbitals.
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