Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 9 - Section 9.7 - Lewis Structures of Molecular Compounds and Polyatomic Ions - For Practice - Page 402: 9.6


The Lewis structure of $ClO^-$ is shown in the attached image.

Work Step by Step

Chlorine has 7 valence electrons, and oxygen has 6 valence electrons. Chlorine shares one electron with oxygen to complete its octet. The Lewis structure is shown in the attached image.
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