hybridization


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Guzman_1J
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hybridization

Postby Guzman_1J » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:09 am

Is hybridization affected by lone pairs? Like in AsFe3, does As have an sp2 hybridization because it makes three bonds with Fe, or does it have sp3 hybridization because it also has a lone pair?

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Re: hybridization

Postby Daniel Martinez 1k » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:15 am

It would be sp3. It does not matter whether it is an actual bond or a lone pair as long as there is a site of electron density present.


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