Problem: What is the electron dot diagram for carbon?

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We have to draw the electron dot diagram for carbon.

The electron dot diagram is also known as the Lewis dot diagram.

It is a representation of how many valence electrons an atom, ion or a molecule contains.

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What is the electron dot diagram for carbon?

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