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Homework Help: Lone Pair(s) : How to find?

  1. Oct 15, 2007 #1
    Can anyone tell me the ways of finding out lone pairs without drawing structure.The most effective and quickest way will be appreciated but list all the methods if u know.

  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 15, 2007 #2
    no quick way, DRAW the Lewis structure - do it alot and you will learn it well enough to do it quickly and correctly
  4. Oct 15, 2007 #3
    true that

    are you in Chem 1 or Orgo 1?

    familiarize yourself with CNOF and the terms mono/di/tri/tetra-valent etc.
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