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Do lone pairs count toward the number of electron densities? Or is it just the number of bonds? For example, if a F atom has three bonds and a lone pair, would it be three or four regions of e- density?
There would be four regions of electron densities. When determine shape we look at electron density and lone pairs count towards creating the overall shape and also have an effect on the bind angles.
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