Lewis Dot Diagrams of Simple Molecules

Lewis Dot Diagrams of Simple Molecules

  1. Demonstrate how to draw the Lewis dot diagram for a simple covalent molecule (NF3, water, methane).

  2. Explain the difference between bonding pairs and lone pairs.

This packet should help a learner seeking a way to represent covalently bound molecules.

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How to Draw a Lewis Structure for Simple Molecules

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