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Homework Help: Incomplete octets w/ lone pair

  1. Dec 1, 2008 #1
    I was just wondering how you might use Lewis theory to predict the reaction of molecules with an incomplete octet with a molecule that contains a lone pair? The idea is very abstract to me, I'd appreciate any ideas.
     
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  3. Dec 2, 2008 #2

    Borek

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    Check if after reaction you will not get full octets (with some electrons shared).
     
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