ERIC Number: EJ293913
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Chemical Principles Revisited: The "6N+2 Rule" for Writing Lewis Octet Structures.
Zandler, Melvin E.; Talaty, Erach R.
Journal of Chemical Education, v61 n2 p124-27 Feb 1984
Provides a set of instructions for writing Lewis octet structures which incorporates a simple rule called the "6N+2 Rule." Discusses the importance of these structures in elementary chemistry, biochemistry, and organic chemistry courses. Also discusses non-octet structures and how they are characterized. (JM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A