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Unit 4: Lewis Structures

  • Page ID
    119799
  • Unit Objectives

    • Write Lewis symbols for neutral atoms and ions
    • Draw Lewis structures depicting the bonding in simple molecules
    • Compute formal charges for atoms in any Lewis structure
    • Use formal charges to identify the most reasonable Lewis structure for a given molecule
    • Identify the oxidation states of atoms in Lewis structures

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