Problem: The structure of borazine, B3N3H6, is a six-membered ring of alternating B and N atoms. There is one H atom bonded to each B and to each N atom. The molecule is planar.Write a Lewis structure for borazine in which the octet rule is satisfied for every atom.

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Before we draw the Lewis structure of borazine, B3N3H6, first let us calculate the total number of valence electrons. The valence electrons of each element are based on its group number.

Let's go through each of the descriptions and draw based on it.

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The structure of borazine, B3N3H6, is a six-membered ring of alternating B and N atoms. There is one H atom bonded to each B and to each N atom. The molecule is planar.

Write a Lewis structure for borazine in which the octet rule is satisfied for every atom.

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