Problem: What is the Lewis dot structure of XeF 2O? Draw all lone pairs.

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We’re being asked to draw a Lewis structure for XeF2O. We also need to show all lone pairs.


To do so, we first need to do the following steps:

Step 1: Determine the central atom in this molecule.

Step 2: Calculate the total number of valence electrons present.

Step 3: Draw the Lewis structure for the molecule.


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What is the Lewis dot structure of XeF 2O? Draw all lone pairs.

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