Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Lewis Structure Practice Problems Solution: Which of the following has a total of five lone pa...

Solution: Which of the following has a total of five lone pairs of electrons?

Problem

Which of the following has a total of five lone pairs of electrons?

Solution

In bondline structures, lone pairs are implied and presence of charges denotes the loss or gain of lone pair electrons. If positive charge is present, loss of 1 pair is expected, vice-versa with negative charge which suggest a gain of 1 pair

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