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N Niharika from sri gayatri academy, asked a question
Subject: Chemistry , asked on 21/7/12

what is the difference between sp3d and dsp3???????????

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Kanika , Meritnation Expert added an answer, on 23/7/12

If the (n-1)d orbitals are participating in the hybridization, then it is known as Inner orbital hybridization, for example, dsp3 hybridization, whereas if the nd orbitals are participating in the hybridization, then it is known as Outer orbital hybridization, for example, sp3d hybridization.

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