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**Chemgam** on
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For AsClF4^2-:

a)Name the hybridization of the orbitals of the central atom.

i)s

ii)sp

iii)sp2

iv)sp3

v)sp4

vi)sp3d

vii)sp3d2

b)Estimate the Cl-As-F bond angle.

i)Slightly less than 90

ii)Exactly 90

iii)Slightly greater than 90

iv)Slightly less than 109.5

v)Exactly 109.5

vii)Slightly greater than 109.5

viii)Slightly less than 120

xv)Exactly 120

ix)Slightly greater than 120

xi)Slightly less than 180

xii)Exactly 180

xii)Slightly greater than 180

c)Calculate the maximum wavelength, λ (lambda) , of electromagnetic radiation capable of breaking the weakest bond in AsClF4^2- . Express your answer in meters (m).

Bond Bond energies (kJ/mol)

As-As 180

F-F 160

Cl-Cl 240