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Homework Help: Chemisdtry - Lewis Structures (check + help)

Posted by Farah on Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 6:32pm.

Draw Lewis structures for each of the following ion: CO3 (2-)

I tried this method below, i do not know where am i going wrong, please help me understand this concept for ions.

Valence Electrons 4e- + 18e- = 22e-
Noble gas Config 8e- + 24e- = 32e-
Total 32e- 22e- = 10e-
Covalent bonds 10e-/2 = 5
Non-Bonding Pairs 22e- - 10e- = 12e-

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