Problem: Which compounds violate the octet rule? (Be sure to draw all the structures before you decide!)NO2     CH2Cl2     XeF4     NCl3a. NO2 and XeF4b. NO2 and CH2Cl2c. CH2Cl2 and NCl3d. XeF4 and NCl3

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Which compounds violate the octet rule? (Be sure to draw all the structures before you decide!)

NO2     CH2Cl2     XeF4     NCl3

a. NO2 and XeF4

b. NO2 and CH2Cl2

c. CH2Cl2 and NCl3

d. XeF4 and NCl3

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