how do we write the lewis dot structure of CO . explain each and every step and how do we get triple bond at the end when tere should only be 4 electron around carbon

Asked by manisha | 20th Sep, 2012, 04:08: PM

Expert Answer:

The presence of triple bond is due to dative bond from oxygen to carbon. for completion of octate of carbon the O atom provide the electron pair to share.

Answered by  | 21st Sep, 2012, 09:46: AM

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