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Using VSEPR, the structure for the periodate anion, IO4- is tetrahedral. The resonance hybrid consists of 4 equivalent Lewis structures. Each possesses one I-O single bond with three lone pairs arround that...

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/07/2008

-What is the total number of valence electrons available in IO4-? 7 valence electrons on iodine 6 valence electrons on each of four oxygens, 24 more electrons 1 electron for the "-1" charge for a grand total of 32...

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 16/07/2008

So for question 1: The first question asks what the geometry will be when you consider the bonding and nonbonding electrons, or, the bonding and lone pair electrons. To do this, we need to first draw a Lewis dot structure. Cl...

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 24/02/2008