Problem: Determine the electron geometry (eg), molecular geometry (mg), and hybridization of XeF4 .A) Eg = tetrahedral, mg = tetrahedral, sp3 hybridizationB) Eg = linear, mg = linear, sp hybridization C) Eg = trigonal bipyramidal, mg = tetrahedral, sp3d hybridizationD) Eg = octahedral, mg = square planar, sp3d 2 hybridization

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Determine the electron geometry (eg), molecular geometry (mg), and hybridization of XeF4 .

A) Eg = tetrahedral, mg = tetrahedral, sp3 hybridization

B) Eg = linear, mg = linear, sp hybridization 

C) Eg = trigonal bipyramidal, mg = tetrahedral, sp3d hybridization

D) Eg = octahedral, mg = square planar, sp3hybridization

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