Hybridization Application

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Nicole Garrido 2I
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Hybridization Application

Postby Nicole Garrido 2I » Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:54 pm

Does every element need a hybridization formula when bonding? Or when are the circumstances when it is needed?

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Re: Hybridization Application

Postby Timothy_Yueh_4L » Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:59 pm

I'm not sure if this is what you mean but hybridization formulas (sp, sp2, sp3, etc.) denote regions of electron density and depending on how many electrons are in the hybridized orbitals (paired or unpaired) it would inform you whether or not the atom can have a certain amount of bonds.

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Re: Hybridization Application

Postby Jonathan Omens 1K » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:02 pm

Yes, whenever an atom is bonded to another atom, its regions of electron density are hybridized into sp, sp2, etc. orbitals.

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