Atomic Orbitals


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Peter Nguyen 2I
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Atomic Orbitals

Postby Peter Nguyen 2I » Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:48 pm

What does it mean when it says "hybridization arises from atomic orbitals"?

Jonathan Pai 2I
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Re: Atomic Orbitals

Postby Jonathan Pai 2I » Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:52 pm

It means hybridization comes from atomic orbitals.

The orbitals hybridize so they can have more orbitals and a different shape that is necessary to form a bond.

Max Hayama 4K
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Re: Atomic Orbitals

Postby Max Hayama 4K » Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:29 pm

Because the number of orbitals are conserved, this means that the amount of atomic orbitals we begin with will be equivalent to the number of hybrid orbitals we end with.


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