Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 8 - Questions and Problems - Page 363: 8.31


Lewis octet rule.

Work Step by Step

Lewis octet rule refers to atoms wanting 8 electrons in their outer shell, and do whatever possible to achieve this such as bonding. There can also be no more than 8 electrons in the other shell.
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