Review. Draw the Lewis structure for CH 3 OH. Include polarity of the bonds. How many unpaired electrons in the center atom of oxygen?. Chapter 8 “Molecular Shape”. Are we living in a two dimensional world?
Are we living in a two dimensional world?
Lewis structures show 2-dimensional pictures of molecules. In real life molecules are 3-dimensional.
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(Source: Textbook and Teaching resources; also Kotz & Treichel, “Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity,”
5th Ed., Thomson, Brooks/Cole, 2003, pp 354-356.)