Electron dot notation electron dot notation is used

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Electron Dot Notation: Electron dot notation is used to keep track of the valence electrons used in covalent bonding. Electron-dot notation – is an electron-configuration notation in which only the valence electrons of an atom of a particular element are shown, indicated by dots placed around the element’s symbol. Unshared pairs, or lone pairs, are pairs of electrons that are not involved in bonding and belong exclusively to ONE atom. Electron dot notation make up Lewis Structures – formulas in which atomic symbols represent nuclei and inner-shell electrons, dot-pairs or dashes between two atomic symbols represent electron pairs in covalent bonds, and dots adjacent to only one atomic symbol represent unshared electrons. Structural formula indicated the king, number, arrangement, and bonds but not the unshared pairs or electrons in a molecule. F-F Resonance Structures: Resonance – refers to bonding in molecule or ions that cannot be correctly represented by a single Lewis Structure. Ozone. Questions: 1.) Bond Length - The length between the two atoms at their minimum potential energies Bond Energy – energy required to separate a molecule 2.) Octet Rule – chemical compounds tend to form so that each atom, by gaining or losing or sharing electrons has an octet of electron in its highest occupied energy level. 3.) Single: 2 Double: 4 Triple: 6 4.)
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