We’re being asked to determine the Lewis structure for C2H6.
We first need to determine the total number of valence electrons present in the molecule:
Group Valence Electrons
C 4A 2 × 4 e– = 8 e–
H 1A 6 × 1 e– = 6 e–
Total: 14 valence e–
How can I write the Lewis dot structure for C 2H6?