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Unformatted text preview: This structural representation was introduced in his article The Atom and the Molecule in 1916. G. N. Lewis in his lab. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_structure Sharing 2 electrons allows each hydrogen to have one electron pair, creating the same stable, filled-shell electron configuration as helium. Filled valences provide the maximum level of stability. FORMAL CHARGES Which of the following pairs of structures represent resonance forms, and which do not? (a)...
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