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Mathalina S.

asked • 10/05/16

Why does ClO3- only have 2 double bonds instead of 3?

I drew a Lewis Structure of ClO3- with 3 double bonds instead of 2 and 1 single bond but I'm wondering if it is a valid structure.  Is there a maximum amount of double bonds that Cl can make?

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Mathalina S.

Thank you! It makes sense
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10/06/16

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