Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 8 Bonding and Molecular Structure - 8-5 Exceptions to the Octet Rule - Review & Check for Section 8-5 - Page 307: 2



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Xe is a noble gas, so it has 8 valence electrons. Thus, making two single bonds leaves 6 electrons in lone pairs.
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