## Quiz 2 Preperation #1 (Fall 2013)

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

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### Quiz 2 Preperation #1 (Fall 2013)

After I did the Lewis Structure, I got $2sp_{2}$, but the answer was just $sp_{2}$? Why is this? Should their be a 2 because it is in period 2?

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### Re: Quiz 2 Preperation #1 (Fall 2013)

Yes, that is what the 2 means. Some books will use it, some will not. Since we are only talking about the valence shell, a lot of sources will only refer to the hybridization without the principal quantum number.

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### Re: Quiz 2 Preperation #1 (Fall 2013)

VictoriaRoderick_3A wrote:After I did the Lewis Structure, I got $2sp_{2}$, but the answer was just $sp_{2}$? Why is this? Should their be a 2 because it is in period 2?

On Quiz 2, will we be expected to provide the principle quantum number before the hybrid orbitals for a certain atom?