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In CO32- all the elements have a full octet, all have 8 electrons around each other.
In CS2, C has 2 double bonds which gives it a full octet, S also has 8 electrons around it.
Consider the following four molecules: CO32-, PF5, CS2, BBr3.
Which of these satisfy the octet rule and which do not?
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