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What is electron dot formulas for hydrogen?
The electron dot formula for a monoatomic hydrogen is (H.). However, elemental hydrogen is diatomic, so most hydrogen atoms would be found as (H:H). Please note the parentheses above are for clarification and are not part of the electron dot diagram. ...
Asked in Chemistry
What does each dot in an electron dot diagram represent?
Each dot represents a valence electron. Valence electrons are the elcetrons on the outer electron shell of an atom. ...