How can the Lewis model be used to determine the formula

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo Tro

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How can the Lewis model be used to determine the formula of ionic compounds? You may explain this with an example.

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Nitrogen is in Group 5 (sometimes called Group V or Group 15). Since it is in Group 5 it will have 5 valence electrons. When you draw the Lewis structure for Nitrogen you'll put five "dots" or valence electrons around the element symbol (N).

Carbon :

Carbon is in Group 4 (sometimes called 14). Since it is in Group 4 it will have 4 valence electrons. When you draw the Lewis structure for Carbon You'll put four "dots" or valence electrons around the element symbol (C).

Chlorine:

the Lewis dot structure for Chlorine (Cl). Note: Chlorine is in Group 17 (sometimes called Group VII or 7A). Since it is in Group...

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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