Draw the Lewis dot structure for {eq}NO_2 {/eq}.


Draw the Lewis dot structure for {eq}NO_2 {/eq}.

Nitrogen and its Compounds:

Nitrogen form compounds with more electronegative atoms like fluorine and oxygen as well as with the least electronegative atoms like hydrogen. Moreover, it can also form a stable covalent bond with carbon and thus present in several organic compounds.

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In the lewis structure of {eq}NO_2 {/eq}, Nitrogen is the central atom with five valence electrons and oxygen has six valence electrons. So the total...

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Chapter 5 / Lesson 8

Learn to depict molecules and compounds using the Lewis structure. Explore the relationship between the octet rule, valence electron, and the electron dot diagram.

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