Problem: Complete these structures by adding dots as needed.

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Recall that the octet rule states that an element is surrounded by eight electrons in the Lewis structure.


For:

            Group            Valence Electrons

  F         7A                   1 × 7 e7 e

  H         1A                   1 × 1 e1 e

                          Total: 8 valence e


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Complete these structures by adding dots as needed.

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