Problem: Although I3- is known, F3- is not.Draw the Lewis structure for I3- (It is linear, not a triangle).

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We’re being asked to draw the Lewis structure for I3-


We need to do the following steps:

Step 1: Determine the central atom in the molecule.

Step 2: Calculate the total number of valence electrons present.

Step 3: Draw the Lewis structure for the molecule.


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Although I3- is known, F3- is not.

Draw the Lewis structure for I3- (It is linear, not a triangle).

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