Eg oxygen has 6 valence so it should have 6 valence

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Unformatted text preview: .g. Oxygen has 6 valence, so it should have 6 "valence") For formal charge, each bond counts as 2. J valence electron(s) and each electron pair counts as valence electron(s). Applied Problem: Determine the formal charge of oxygen in the following molecule. o ~ ~ l Electron Orbitals: Electrons occupy orbitals within the molecule. They are subject to three commonly known rules: Aufbau Principle: Electrons fill the lowest energy orbitals first. Pauli Exclusion principle: No two electrons in an atom have the same set of quantum numbers Hund's Rule: Each orbital is half filled before they become doubly occupied. Val...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2014 for the course CHEM 2210 taught by Professor Robertson during the Fall '11 term at University of Central Florida.

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