What is the lewis structure for co2?

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May 22, 2018

Answer:

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Explanation:

Just to retire this question....finally...we have #4_C+2xx6_O=16*"valence electrons"#...i.e. EIGHT electron pairs to distribute as shown. The carbon is #sp"-hybridized"#, each oxygen is #sp_2"-hybridized"#. #/_O-C-O=180^@# as a consequence....