Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 9:24pm.
Which of these compounds contain elements that do not follow the octet rule? Explain. (Note: All the numbers are superscripts)
My understanding of the octet rule..is that it is not satisified in molecules w/ an odd no. of electrons, and in molecules where an atom has less, or more, than a complete octet of valence electrons.
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