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Lewis Dot of Water



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Since all the atoms are in either period 1 or 2, this molecule will adhere to the octet rule.

The exception, of course, being the hydrogen's. They follow the duet rule (2 electrons).

Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless liquid at room temperature and standard pressure. Water is a polar molecules.

Water forms four hydrogen  bonds, 1 for each hydrogen and 2 for the oxygen atom, causing strong intermolecular attractions.

Surface tension, capillary action, an abnormally high boiling point and even snow flake shapes are due to hydrogen bonds.



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