## 2014 Midterm Q8

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

Sydney Wu 2M
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### 2014 Midterm Q8

For double bonding, why are the overlapping orbitals that form a pi bond not hybridized?

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### Re: 2014 Midterm Q8

If they were they would not be able to overlap side by side.

Sydney Wu 2M
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So are pi bonds always not hybridized?

Sydney Wu 2M
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Oh wait, I understand now, thank you!

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I'm very lost on how to find the hybridization of each lone pair, will this be on the midterm?

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Hybridization of lone pair is the same as the hybridization of the atom it surrounds...not sure if it's on the test or not