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O has 6 valence electrons → 3 lone pairs + 0 unpaired electrons
O+ has 5 valence electrons → 2 lone pairs + 1 unpaired electron
O- has 7 valence electrons → 3 lone pairs + 1 unpaired electron
Identify how many unpaired electrons are present in each of the following in the ground state: O, O+, O-, Os, Zr, S, F, Ar.
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