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For the following chemicals, draw a best Lewis structure.

Ask yourself:
1. Is an octet rule violated? Why?
2. Are there appropriate formal charges on my structures?
3. Do I need to draw more than one Lewis structure (resonance) to accurately portray the
molecule?
H2

N2

CO2

HCN

O3

N H3

BH3

CH2 O

CH4

CH2 F2

SO32−

AlH3

N31−

SbF5

XeF2