# What is the Lewis structure for PO_4^(3-)?

We have $5 + 4 \times 6 + 3 = 32$ $\text{electrons}$ to distribute...........
A Lewis structure of $O = P {\left(- {O}^{-}\right)}_{3}$ distributes these 16 electrons pairs, so does ""^(-)O-stackrel(+)P(-O^(-))_3.