Covalent bonding answers

1. Oxygen has the electron configuration 1s22s22p4. When two oxygen atoms combine to form oxygen gas each atom needs to share two more electrons so the bond between the atoms is made from two shared pairs of electrons so that each atom attains the electron configuration a noble gas.Nitrogen has the electron configuration 1s22s22p3. Each nitrogen atom needs to share three electrons with the other nitrogen atom to form...


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