How do you write the lewis structure for #XeF_4#?

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Dec 23, 2017

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Well, there are 8 valence electrons around xenon.....

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...and 7 valence electrons around each fluorine atom..

VESPER predicts an #AX_4E_2# structure, that is octahedral with respect to electronic geometry, and SQUARE planar with respect to molecular geometry. #/_F-Xe-F-=90^@# to a first approx.

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