L18_10_28_10 - -). 3. C, N, O obey the octet rule (8 e-)....

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Chem 2070 Reading For Today ʼ s Lecture: p. 408-420 For Tuesday: p. 421-431 Mastering Chemistry: Assignment 8: 10/29/10 Assignment 9: 11/2/10 Both due at 11:59 pm
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Rules for Lewis Structures: 1. Count the total # of valence electrons. 2. Hydrogen obeys the “duet rule” (shares 2e
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Unformatted text preview: -). 3. C, N, O obey the octet rule (8 e-). 4. Multiple bonds are possible. 5. Assign all remaining e-to non-H atoms. 6. Formal charge must equal total charge: FC = # valence e-- # lone pairs - 1/2 bonding e-...
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L18_10_28_10 - -). 3. C, N, O obey the octet rule (8 e-)....

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