Draw the Lewis structure for {eq}\displaystyle \rm CO_3^{2-} {/eq}.


Draw the Lewis structure for {eq}\displaystyle \rm CO_3^{2-} {/eq}.

Carbonate Ion:

Carbonate anion belongs to the category of the polyatomic anion. This is made up of one atom of carbon, three atoms of oxygen with an overall charge of -2. It is also referred to as oxoanion of carbon.

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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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