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A molecule has one lone pair of electrons on the central atom and three atoms bonded to the central atom. The central atom follows the octet rule. What is its electronic arrangement and its hybridization?

1. tetrahedral; sp3

2. tetrahedral; sp2

3. trigonal planar; sp3

4. angular; sp3

5. trigonal planar; sp2

6. pyramidal; sp3

7. pyramidal; sp

 

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