Unformatted text preview: – Covalent compounds are formed between elements with similar electronegativities • Usually two or more nonmetals Lewis Dot Formulas of Atoms Lewis dot formulas or Lewis dot representations are a convenient bookkeeping method for tracking valence electrons. – Valence electrons are those electrons that are transferred or involved in chemical bonding. • They are chemically important. Lewis Dot Formulas of Atoms Lewis Dot Formulas of Atoms Elements that are in the same periodic group have the same Lewis dot structures....
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course CHEM 1211 taught by Professor Atwood during the Fall '07 term at UGA.
- Fall '07