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Offline sd79812

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Can you have one sp orbital and three p orbitals?
« on: June 10, 2024, 12:27:31 PM »
Is there any molecule where you have one sp orbital and three (degenerate or non-degenerate) p orbitals?

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Re: Can you have one sp orbital and three p orbitals?
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2024, 05:17:10 AM »
No. If you combine one s and one p, you get two sp orbitals and two p orbitals left over.

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