Problem: Draw the Lewis structure for acetylene (C2H2).

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Total valence electron


            Group                        Valence Electrons

C         4A                   2 × 4 e = 8 e

H         1A                   2 × 1 e = 2 e

              Total:  10 valence e


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Draw the Lewis structure for acetylene (C2H2).

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