Problem: Determine the hybridization for the central element of each compound given below. (a) SO42− (b) CH4 (c) SF6 (d) PCl5 (e) H2O

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Determine the hybridization for the central element of each compound given below.

(a) SO42−

(b) CH4

(c) SF6

(d) PCl5

(e) H2O

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