# 6.16: Examples of Lewis Structures

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Here are a set of examples showing 3D twirlymol molecular models of from other sections in the text, along with Lewis structures of these molecules as well. It is useful to see what can be conveyed via 3D models, molecular geometry for instance, and what is conveyed by Lewis structure models, an example being the assignment of electrons around atoms and assignment of electrons for bonding. An important clarification, is that the twirlymols display connections, not bonds, so double and triple bonds do not show up. Double and triple bonds are shown in the Lewis structures. Molecules from a common page are grouped together, with a link back to the original page.

## From Deciding on a Skeleton Structure

Hypochlorous Acid: HOCl

## From Multiple Bonds

Formaldehyde: CH2O

Carbon Monoxide: CO

Methanol: CH3OH

Ethene: C2H4

Carbon Dioxide: CO2

## From An Excess of Bonds

Perchloric Acid: HClO4

Nitrous Oxide: N2O

## From Resonance

Ozone: O3

Carbonate Ion: CO32-

## From Polyatomic Ions

Sulfate Ion: SO42

Hydroxide Ion: OH

Hydronium Ion: H3O+

Ammonium Ion: NH4+

Sulfite Ion:SO32-

## Miscellaneous

Acetic Acid: CH3COOH

Ammonia: NH3

### Contributors

This page titled 6.16: Examples of Lewis Structures is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Ed Vitz, John W. Moore, Justin Shorb, Xavier Prat-Resina, Tim Wendorff, & Adam Hahn.