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how do i draw the lewis structure of No2 showing which all the valence electrons including bond electrons
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zaphod Group Title
how do i draw the lewis structure of No2 showing which all the valence electrons including bond electrons
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Nobelium?
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nitrogen dioxide
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please i hve many doubts in this, will u help me?
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so oxygen has 6 electrons, and nitrogen has 5, a full electron shell will be eight electrons
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zaphod Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes totally 17 electrons involved
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dw:1350907215411:dw
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VincentLyon.Fr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
As there is an odd number of electrons, there will be a lone electron on the nitrogen atom. You have to place the other 16 electrons in a more traditional
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*distribution
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how do we decide all these, we just cnt place the electrons anywhere right///
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electrons like to pair,
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dw:1350907464012:dw
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dw:1350907518373:dw the arrow does it represent a coordinate bond?
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your oxgen (on the right side) want some more electrons, i dont know about the arrow
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yeah the lone pair, u have no idea about dative covaelnt bonding?
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dw:1350907863904:dw
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VincentLyon.Fr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Dative covalent bonds appear when you form compounds from other molecules such as:dw:1350908177659:dw Both electrons of the new bond belonged to the N atom before the bond was made. In a normal covalent bond, each atom provides 1 electron.
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in nitrogen dioxide, nitrogen is giving 2 electrons to oxygen, so then that is a coordinate bond..i am just confused..
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VincentLyon.Fr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I don't think so. I would write:dw:1350908582427:dw Here, all bonds are formed with 2 electrons from different atoms.
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Preetha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You can only make one double bond and one single bond around the N, not two double bonds. You cannot have 9 electrons around N as shown above. You can have less than 8, not more than 8. This is a paramagnetic molecule, with an unpaired electron. http://www.kentchemistry.com/links/bonding/LewisDotTutorials/NO2.htm
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Thanks Preetha for this very interesting contribution :))
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