Problem: Write a Lewis structure for ClNO.

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Nitrogen (EN = 3.04) is less electronegative than oxygen (EN = 3.44) and chlorine (EN = 3.16) so nitrogen is the central atom. We first need to count the total number of valence electrons for each element:

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Write a Lewis structure for ClNO.

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