BeCl2 LEWIS STRUCTURE
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 1:09 pm
How is Beryllium able to stay stable with only 4 valence electrons?
Re: BeCl2 LEWIS STRUCTURE
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:29 pm
It doesn't have 4 valence electrons, the reason being is because the bonds between beryllium and chlorine are ionic which means its transferring (giving up) its two electrons opposed to sharing them (one to each chlorine atom.)