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Hybridization and Bond Length

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:02 pm
by Ashley R 1A
When orbitals hybridize we get sp, sp2, and sp3 hybridization. How does hybridization affect bond length?

Re: Hybridization and Bond Length

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:27 pm
by Sidharth D 1E
An easy example to remember how bond length is affected by hybridization is this: the length of a sigma bond between a carbon atom and another atom is shorter for a carbon atom with a hybridization of sp2 than a carbon atom with a hybridization of sp3.