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Unformatted text preview: 1. Draw the correct Lewis dot structure. Identify the central atom. Designate the bonding pairs and lone pairs of electrons on central atom. 2. Count the regions of high electron density on the central atom. Include both bonding and lone pairs in the counting. Overview of Chapter 3. Determine the electronic arrangement around the central atom. VSEPR is a guide to the geometry. 4. Determine the shape around the central atom....
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- Fall '07