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Homework Help: How do I draw Lewis Structure Diagrams? +1 More

  1. Oct 31, 2017 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    2 Questions, sorry about this if It adds confusion.
    1) How do I go about drawing Lewis Structure Diagrams? I've searched the web, but all I can find, even when they say it's a "Lewis structure" diagram is lewis dot diagrams. My teacher wants it in the specific form where you draw the dipoles, the charges and also a stick as a bond i think?
    I have slight confusion with this as I get confused with the steps. I'm good at drawing the dot-diagrams, I know it progresses from there, but I just don't know how to do it.
    I'm also puzzled with the types of intermolecular forces and how you classify them. All I know is that it's London Dispersion, Dipole-Dipole, and Hydrogen Bonds.
    Please excuse my ignorance, but I was just really confused and couldn't find a clear source.

    2) Is there any way I can determine a molecule's 3D shape from drawing a lewis dot diagram? Or must I draw it through structure diagrams, then figure it out from there?
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  3. Nov 6, 2017 #2
    Thanks for the thread! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post? The more details the better.
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