Problem: Which is the correct Lewis structure for magnesium bromide?

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Magnesium

• from group 2A → 2 valence electrons

 • +2 charge → lost 2 e- 

Bromine 

• from group 7A → 7 valence electrons

• -1 charge → gained 1 e-


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Which is the correct Lewis structure for magnesium bromide?

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