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Asdfsd , asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 5/10/14

electron dot structure of calcium oxide

Riya Gupta From Kendriya Vidyalaya, added an answer, on 29/11/12
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calcium has 2 valence electrons while oxygen has 6 valence electrons. when adding calcium and oxygen together they for calcium oxide or CaO and calciums 2 valence electrons join with oxygens 6 to fill the Lewis structure.
Ca 2+ [O with 8e-] 2-

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Komal Singh From Delhi Public School, added an answer, on 28/11/12
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 CaO

                 xx  

xx Ca   xx O xx

Ca 's two electrons and O 's 6 electrons combine and forms a covalent bond.

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