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Problem: How many valence electrons does a neutral oxygen atom have? How many bonds can a neutral oxygen participate in? How many lone pair electrons does a neutral oxygen in a compound normally have?a) 2, 1, 6b) 2, 2, 4c) 2, 3, 2d) 2, 4, 0e) 4, 1, 6f) 4, 2, 4g) 4, 3, 2h) 4, 4, 0i) 6, 1, 6j) 6, 2, 4k) 6, 3, 2l) 6, 4, 0

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How many valence electrons does a neutral oxygen atom have? How many bonds can a neutral oxygen participate in? How many lone pair electrons does a neutral oxygen in a compound normally have?

a) 2, 1, 6

b) 2, 2, 4

c) 2, 3, 2

d) 2, 4, 0

e) 4, 1, 6

f) 4, 2, 4

g) 4, 3, 2

h) 4, 4, 0

i) 6, 1, 6

j) 6, 2, 4

k) 6, 3, 2

l) 6, 4, 0

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