anonymous
  • anonymous
an atom of nitrogen binds with three hydrogen atoms to form a molecule of ammonia, how many lone pairs of electrons does nitrogen have?
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Photon336
  • Photon336
In NH3 it has One lone pair, nitrogen has 5 electrons 3 of which participate in the three bonds it makes with the 3 hydrogens, so if has 2 electrons, 1 lone pair.
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks @Photon336
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