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Draw a Lewis structure for the following.

{eq}\rm N_3^- {/eq}

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Draw a Lewis structure for the following.

{eq}\rm N_3^- {/eq}

Lewis Structures:

These are a simplified structure of any molecule which depicts the dots of the electron around letter symbol atoms. All the dots are valence electrons of the atoms.

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The formula of molecule is {eq}\text{N}_3^- {/eq}. Nitrogen (N) belongs to group 15 and thus it has five valence electrons. Therefore, it requires...

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