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Why does the octet rule work mainly for elements in period 2?

This is because the elements in the first period only use their s orbitals, youll notice that Hydrogen is 1S and exists as the diatomic H2 and that Helium has the configuratio (MORE)
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Does Bf3 obey the octet rule?

No it is not fully obeying the octet rule. Boron has only 6 electrons (3 own + 3 from each F atom), lacking two for the octet. Fluorine is 3x satisfied, each with 8 electron (MORE)
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Why octet rule is not obeyed in the formation of h2 molecule?

hydrogen atoms have only one shell( K-shell) which can accommodate only two electrons. Therefore each hydrogen atom in hydrogen moleculecontributes one electron forming a pair (MORE)

Gamers Unite: Top PC Game Controller Reviews

For PC games that require a little more control than what your keyboard and mouse can provide, you may want to consider buying a game controller. Before you buy the first game (MORE)

Does C6H12O6 obey the octet rule?

Yes, it obeys the octet rule. (Of coarse not an octet for the H atoms: they are saturated with a duplet (=2)). To show you HOW this is done, you will need the structural for (MORE)

Does SO4 2- obey the octet rule?

Yes, SO4 2- can be drawn without violating the octet rule. It is also a resonance structure. Here's an illustration below (ignore the dots, it was the only way it posted corre (MORE)