We’re being asked to determine the hybridization and geometry of the indicated atoms in this structure:
The possible molecular geometries are:
For this problem, we need to do the following steps:
Step 1: Determine the number of bond sites attached to the central atom.
Step 2: Determine the hybridization and geometry.
What is the hybridization and geometry of the indicated atom in the following molecule?
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