We are being asked to draw the Lewis structure of ClO2-.
In drawing the Lewis structure:
STEP 1: Determine the total number of valence electrons
STEP 2: Determine the central atom based on the least electronegative atom
STEP 3: Represent bonding pairs using a line.
STEP 4: Distribute the electrons on the terminal atoms. Excess electrons are placed on the central atom.
How can I draw the Lewis structure for ClO 2-?
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