## Why would the bond angle increase when the S character of a hybrid orbital increase?

$sp, sp^{2}, sp^{3}, dsp^{3}, d^{2}sp^{3}$

Yinhan_Liu_1D
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### Why would the bond angle increase when the S character of a hybrid orbital increase?

Is it due to the decreased energy level when S character increases?

Lucy Dong 1G
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### Re: Why would the bond angle increase when the S character of a hybrid orbital increase?

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I found a question similar to yours! Hope this helps :)