Problem: For each molecule shown here, indicate the hybridization of the central atom.

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• Count how many groups around the central atom: lone pairs + bonds (single bond, double bonds and triple bonds are counted each as one)

• Hybridization orbitals:

• s - 1 orbital

• p - 3 orbitals

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For each molecule shown here, indicate the hybridization of the central atom.

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