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Supplemental Information Lewis Dot Diagrams and Acids & Bases
Lewis Dot Diagrams A symbolic way to represent the number of valence electrons that an atom contains. H Cl
Lewis Dot Diagram – Rules 1.Write the symbol 2.Determine the number of valence electrons 3.Group the first pair of electrons together on the left of the symbol. 4.Spread out the remaining electrons until needing to pair them up.
Lewis Dot Diagrams Examples –Oxygen –Phosphorus –Carbon –Neon