Problem: Draw the lewis structure for CH(NH2)2+.

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We’re being asked to draw the Lewis structure for CH(NH2)2+. We first need to determine the total number of valence electrons present in the molecule:

            Group             Valence Electrons

C         4A                   1 × 4 e4 e

H         1A                   5 × 1 e5 e

N         6A                   2 × 5 e10 e

+1 charge                         –1 e

              Total:  18 valence e

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Draw the lewis structure for CH(NH2)2+.

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