Lone Pairs in hybridization


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abbydouglas1K
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Lone Pairs in hybridization

Postby abbydouglas1K » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:09 pm

Do lone pairs get their own hybridization orbital ?

Mallory_Podosin_1H
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Re: Lone Pairs in hybridization

Postby Mallory_Podosin_1H » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:38 pm

yes - count lone pairs in hybridization!

Elizabeth Kim 4E
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Re: Lone Pairs in hybridization

Postby Elizabeth Kim 4E » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:57 am

Lone pairs needed to be accounted for in hybridization

Karan Thaker 2L
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Re: Lone Pairs in hybridization

Postby Karan Thaker 2L » Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:30 am

Because the electrons in lone pairs themselves come from orbitals too, you need to account for them while you generate your hybrid orbitals.


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