O has a bonding preference of 2 with 2 lone pairs on it. If there are only 2 Os, then they must form two bonds between them to satisfy the bonding preference and the octet rule.
1st structure has triple bond between the O which is not valid and disobeys the octet rule
Given the skeleton structure shown below, what is(are) the correct Lewis electron dot structure(s)? For this question, neglect the formal charges on each atom.
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