Lewis dot notation

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Lewis Dot notation is a way of describing the outer shell (also called the valence shell) of an atom's electrons. Dots are drawn around the element's symbol to represent the electrons in the valence shell of the atom. This is where the chemical reactions take place.

External links

  • World of Chemistry (http://members.aol.com/profchm/lewis.html) by Ralph Logan (http://members.aol.com/profchm/index.html).
  • Thinkquest (http://library.thinkquest.org/10429/low/bonding/bonding.htm?tqskip1=1)
  • Regents Prep (http://regentsprep.org/Regents/core/resources/resources.cfm?Course=CHEM&TopicCode=0e) run by Oswego City School District links to several tutorials.

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