Problem: Draw the Lewis structure for each compound.Cl2O7 (no Cl–Cl bond)

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First, we have to know that Chlorine (Cl) can have an expanded octet. Meaning it can have more than 8 electrons and still be stable. Other elements such as Sulfur, phosphorus, and silicon also share this property. 

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Draw the Lewis structure for each compound.

Cl2O7 (no Cl–Cl bond)

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