## Hybridization

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

Tiffany Wu 1K
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### Hybridization

How do you know when to hybridize and when something doesn't need to be hybridized?

Claudette_Contr_3I
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### Re: Hybridization

Hybridization happens between 2 covalently bonded atoms since they share electrons and thus a new orbital is formed to accommodate this sharing of electrons.