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Question

A valid Lewis structure cannot be drawn for which of the following compounds?
(P=15, Si=14, C=6, Se=34)

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PO34
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SiF4
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C
CF4
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D
SeF4
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Solution

The correct option is D SeF4
(a) Central atom, P has 10 valence electrons.

(b) Central atom, Si has 8 valence electrons.

(c) Central atom, C has 8 valence electrons.

(d) Central atom, Se has 10 valence electrons.

Hence, PO34 and SeF4 violate the octet rule.

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