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Solution: If the symbol X represents a central atom, Y represents outer atoms, and Z represents lone pairs on the central atom, the structure Y--X(with 2 lone pairs)--Y can be abbreviated as XY2Z2 Classify these structures by the hybridization of the central atom in either. Classify the abbreviations into each hybridization categoryHYBRIDIZATIONS:sp, sp2, sp3, sp3d, sp3d2ABREVIATIONS:XY2, XY3, XY4, XY5, XY6, XY2Z3, XY2Z, XY3Z2, XY4Z, XY4Z2, XY3Z, XY5Z, XY2Z2

Problem

If the symbol X represents a central atom, Y represents outer atoms, and Z represents lone pairs on the central atom, the structure Y--X(with 2 lone pairs)--Y can be abbreviated as XY2Z2 Classify these structures by the hybridization of the central atom in either. Classify the abbreviations into each hybridization category

HYBRIDIZATIONS:

sp, sp2, sp3, sp3d, sp3d2

ABREVIATIONS:

XY2, XY3, XY4, XY5, XY6, XY2Z3, XY2Z, XY3Z2, XY4Z, XY4Z2, XY3Z, XY5Z, XY2Z2