How does hybridization happen?

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Ghadir Seder 1G
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How does hybridization happen?

Postby Ghadir Seder 1G » Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:18 pm

What exactly mean to hybridize and how does it happen? Why do molecules do this?

Claire Stoecklein 1E
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Re: How does hybridization happen?

Postby Claire Stoecklein 1E » Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:30 pm

Hybridization is when two atoms fuse their orbitals to create new hybridized orbitals. This allows the molecules to be lower energy.

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Re: How does hybridization happen?

Postby rohun2H » Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:46 pm

Hybridization is the mixture of valence atomic orbitals during bond formation to explain the observed structure.

Anna Chen 1K
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Re: How does hybridization happen?

Postby Anna Chen 1K » Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:49 pm

Hybridization happens when an atom bonds using electrons from both the s and p orbitals, creating an imbalance in the energy levels of the electrons. To equalize these energy levels, the s and p orbitals involved between the two atoms are combined to create hybrid orbitals.

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