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Which of the following statement is not correct?

Option: 1

Hybridization is the mixing of atomic orbitals prior to their combining into molecular orbitals

Option: 2

s p^{2}hybrid orbitals are formed from two p atomic orbitals and one s atomic orbital

Option: 3

s p^{3}d^{2}  hybrid orbitals are directed towards the corners of a regular octahedron

Option: 4

sp^3d  hybrid orbitals are all at 90^{\circ} to one another

Answers (1)


sp^3d orbitals are arranged in a trigonal bipyramidal geometry and as a result, the bond angles are 90^\circ and 120^\circ

Thus, the correct answer is Option (4)

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