Draw the Lewis structure for {eq}\text {CO} {/eq}.


Draw the Lewis structure for {eq}\text {CO} {/eq}.

Lewis Structure:

Lewis structure is the dot representation of a molecule in which dots are used to illustrate the electrons present in the atoms. The lone pairs (lp) and bond pairs (bp) can be predicted from the Lewis structure.

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In CO, there are overall 10 {eq}{e^ - } {/eq} (electrons) around it. Out of these 10 electrons, 4 are from C and 6 are from O. There exists a...

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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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