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    VESPR -molecular shape I (finding AXE formula) hybridization

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    What is the hybridization of an AXmEn molecule?
    How can I find the AXmEn formula?

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    VESPR formulae
    Running AXE type formula for analysis:

    A -central atom
    X -ligand (atom attached to central atom)
    E -lone pair of electrons (pair of electrons that occupy one hybrid orbital)

    In the AXnEm (I cannot do subscripts on this so n being the number of X's and m being the number of E's), add the n + m numbers and that should equal x + y + z number in the the sxpydz type ...

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    The expert examines VESPR for molecular shapes. The hybridization is analyzed.