## hybridized

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

Sophia Dinh 1D
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### hybridized

what does it mean when it says an atom become hybridized?

Myka G 1l
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### Re: hybridized

Hybridization happens when atomic orbitals mix to form a new atomic orbital that can hold the same total number of electrons as the old ones.