4.33 Homework Problem

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Madelyn Cearlock
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4.33 Homework Problem

Postby Madelyn Cearlock » Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:44 pm

Can someone please explain this homework problem?
"State the hybridization of the atom in boldface type in each of the following molecules:
a) BeCl2 (Be)
b) BH3 (B)
c) BH4- (B)
d) SiF4 (Si)
Thank you !!

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Re: 4.33 Homework Problem

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:11 pm

You are being asked to characterize the type of hybridization for the indicated atom. Remember that number of regions of electron density will help you determine the hybdridization.

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Re: 4.33 Homework Problem

Postby Adam Vuilleumier 2K » Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:38 pm

In case you needed the answers for the problem, they are a) sp b)sp2 c)sp3 d)sp3

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