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For each of the following molecules, indicate the hybridization requested and whether or not the electrons will be

delocalized:

(a) ozone (O3) central O hybridization

(b) carbon dioxide (CO2) central C hybridization

(c) nitrogen dioxide (NO2) central N hybridization

(d) phosphate ion (PO43−) central P hybridization

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(a) ozone (O3) central O hybridization The hybridization is SP 2 with one lone pair.so it is delocalized that means it gives... View the full answer

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