Problem: Write a Lewis structure for SeCl 3+.

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Count the total number of valence electrons:

Se → Group 6A → 6 valence e- 
Cl → Group 7A → 7 valence e- x 3 = 21 valence e-
(+) charge → -1 e-

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Write a Lewis structure for SeCl 3+.

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