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We are being asked to identify the resonance structures of selenium dioxide, OSeO.
We shall follow the following steps:
Step 1: Determine the central atom.
Step 2: Calculate the total number of valence electrons present.
Step 3: Draw the Lewis structure of the molecule.
Step 4: Determine the formal charge using the formula below:
Step 5: Draw resonance structures and obtain a resonance hybrid.
Write resonance forms that describe the distribution of electrons in each of these molecules or ions.
selenium dioxide, OSeO