Problem: For each of these Lewis symbols, indicate the group in the periodic table in which the element X belongs.

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Lewis symbol:

  • number of dots = number of valence electrons → Group Number
  • X has 4 dots → 4 valence electrons
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For each of these Lewis symbols, indicate the group in the periodic table in which the element X belongs.

X with single dots above, below, left, and right.

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