Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 5 - Electron Configurations and the Periodic Table - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 240c: 68c


$:Ga^ \ . $

Work Step by Step

In order to do this, consult the periodic table. We know that the number of valence electrons is given by the period number. To construct the Lewis Symbol, put the element's symbol, surrounded by a dot to represent each valence electron. Using this, we find: $:Ga^ \ . $
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