Lewis dot structures

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Lewis dot structures

  1. 1. LEWIS DOT STRUCTURESBy Melina MuntonWednesday, May 1, 13
  2. 2. WHAT IS A LEWIS DOTSTRUCTURE?• A Lewis Dot Structure is aneasy way of representing acompound.• It consists of an element’ssymbol and dots torepresent valence electronsWednesday, May 1, 13
  3. 3. HOW ARETHEY MADE?• Write the symbol for eachatom involved. If you havemore than one of anelement, draw two symbols.• The dots, or circles, aroundthem represent valenceelectrons• Any lines between twoatoms represent doublebonds.• Arrange the atoms and thevalence electron shells arewithin range of each other.• Place the dots in theappropriate placesWednesday, May 1, 13
  4. 4. EXAMPLEH2OWednesday, May 1, 13
  5. 5. EXAMPLEH2OHWednesday, May 1, 13
  6. 6. EXAMPLEH2OH OWednesday, May 1, 13
  7. 7. EXAMPLEH2OH O HWednesday, May 1, 13
  8. 8. EXAMPLEH2OH O HWednesday, May 1, 13
  9. 9. EXAMPLEH2OH O HWednesday, May 1, 13
  10. 10. EXAMPLEH2OH O HThat is how you make a Lewis dot structure!Wednesday, May 1, 13
  11. 11. THE ENDThankYou!Wednesday, May 1, 13

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