Problem: Draw the lewis structures (resonance) of NH 2-

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  • will appear as our central atom while Hs is single bonded on it

  • N has 5 valence electrons while H has 1 valence electron. There's an extra electron according to the total charge.  Total valence electron will appear as 8 (5 + 2(1) + 1 = 8)

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Draw the lewis structures (resonance) of NH 2-

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