# Solution: Draw a Lewis structure for the following species. Include all nonbonding pairs of electrons and any formal charges.CH3NO2

###### Problem

Draw a Lewis structure for the following species. Include all nonbonding pairs of electrons and any formal charges.

CH3NO2

###### Solution

We’re being asked to draw the Lewis structure for CH3NO2. For this, we need to do the following steps:

Step 1: Determine the central atom in this molecule.

Step 2: Calculate the total number of valence electrons present.

Step 3: Draw the Lewis structure for the molecule.

Step 4: Calculate the formal charge for each atom.

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