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According to the UNC-Chapel Hill Chemistry Fundamentals Program, the Lewis structure is a visual representation of the covalent bonding of a molecule or ion. Lewis dot structures are a part of the Lewis diagram. More »

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The Lewis dot structure of NaCl consists of a chloride ion surrounded by eight electron dots (four pairs) and a sodium ion bonded to that chlorine ion. Typically, ionic Lewis dot structures include the ionic charge, so t... More »

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The Lewis dot structure for sulfur includes the upper case letter S, the element's chemical symbol, surrounded by two sets of paired dots and two single dots evenly spaced around the letter. These dots represent the vala... More »

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One Lewis dot structure for a sulfate ion is an S connected by two pairs of dots to two O's, each of which is surrounded by two pairs of dots. The S is connected by one pair of dots to two additional O's. More »

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The Lewis dot structure for XeF4, the chemical formula for xenon tetrafluoride, has an Xe in the center with four radiating lines connecting to four Fs. Each F has six dots around it, while the Xe has four dots around it... More »

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Chemists write the Lewis structure of the hydroxide ion as H-O with an additional set of 3 electron pairs surrounding the oxygen, one pair at the 12 o'clock position, a second pair at the 3 o'clock position and the final... More »

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The Lewis dot structure of NaCl consists of a chloride ion surrounded by eight electron dots (four pairs) and a sodium ion bonded to that chlorine ion. Typically, ionic Lewis dot structures include the ionic charge, so t... More »

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