Lewis Structures for Covalent Bonds

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Lewis Structures for Covalent Bonds

Postby jadam_1E » Tue May 22, 2018 8:32 pm

When drawing the lewis structure for (NH4)2CO3, the structure is written as 3 bracketed ions whereas the lewis structures for CH3COOH and (NH2)2CO are written without brackets, why is this?

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Re: Lewis Structures for Covalent Bonds

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue May 22, 2018 8:43 pm

The first compound is a salt containing ionic and covalent bonds, and the other two are molecules containing only covalent bonds.


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