The hybridization of the central atom (, , or ) is the same in all but one of the following molecules. In which species is the hybridization different?
Which orbitals of the atoms overlap to form the bond?
Which orbital of the atom contributes to the bond?
Which orbitals of the atom contribute to the bonds?
Which of the following sets of carbon atoms cannot produce a neutral molecule with the molecular formula ? Note that the molecule may contain rings.