Lewis Structures

ok, i get how to do the lewis structure of just one atom of one type of element, like of C or of N, but i dont understand how to combine them, like in SiCl3Br Can someone explain it to me quick?!?!? PLEASE!!!!!!!

-Kristina

Tags:

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

- means that two non-metals share one electronic pair.

= means that two non-metals share two electronic pairs

Don`t look at #s, I put them just to avoid deformation.

..
:F---H
..

#..###..
:O=C=O:

Silicion shares one electronic pair with bromine and one electronic pair
with an each chlorine. Don`t look at #s, I put them just to avoid deformation.

#####..
####:Cl:
#..## /#..
:Cl---Si---Br:
#..# / ###..
##:Cl:
###..

I hope thar helps.

WebElements: the periodic table on the WWW [http://www.webelements.com/]

Copyright 1993-20010 Mark Winter [The University of Sheffield and WebElements Ltd, UK]. All rights reserved.