Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 10 - Sections 10.1-10.8 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 78a

Answer

The molecule is stable and exists.

Work Step by Step

C has four valence electrons each. Total valence electrons after subtracting two for the +2 charge is 6.
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