Problem: What is the lewis structure for IBr 2-?

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To draw Lewis structure:


Total valence electrons:


            Group            Valence Electrons

I           7A                   1 × 7 e = 7 e

Br        7A                   2 × 7 e14 e

-1 charge: (gained e-)          Add: 1 e

                 Total:  22 valence e


Halogens → form 1 bond (if not central atom)

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What is the lewis structure for IBr 2-?

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