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    Octet Rule:
    1) Draw the Lewis structure for SiCl2Br2 .
    Draw the molecule by placing atoms on the grid and connecting them with bonds. Include all lone pairs of electrons.

    Exceptions to the Octet Rule:
    2) Consider the following four molecules. Which of these satisfy the octet rule and which do not?
    PF5, CS2, BBr3, CO3^2-

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    2. An atom satisfies the octet rule if it is surrounded by a total of eight (8) ...

    Solution Summary

    Provides a drawing of the Lewis structure and explains which molecules are exceptions to the Octet Rule.