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Give the most atoms the octet formal charge

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Unformatted text preview: l charges on the atoms is the preferred one –  The formal charge is _____ the actual charge. It is a formalism that helps us decide between Lewis structures What is the best Lewis structure of CO2? Resonance •  If a molecule possesses more than one equally valid Lewis structures, thes...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2014 for the course EMCH 210 taught by Professor Osama during the Winter '08 term at Penn State.

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