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 what is the lewis dot structure of calcium oxide?

Asked by Aparna(student) , on 23/9/11

 two Ca atoms for one O atom , bcz Ca gives off 1 electron and oxygen needs two ..


Posted by Mayank Golani(student)on 23/9/11

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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-

 

Posted by thecoolhermoini...(student)on 23/9/11

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