# Write the electron-dot structures for sodium, oxygen and magnesium. - Science

Write the electron-dot structures for sodium, oxygen and magnesium.

#### Solution

The representation of elements with valence electrons as dots around the elements is referred to as electron-dot structure for elements.

(a) Sodium(2, 8, 1)=dot(Na)

(b) Oxygen (2, 6) = :ddotO:

(c) Magnesium (2,8,1) = ddot(Mg)

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NCERT Class 10 Science Textbook
Chapter 3 Metals and Non-metals
Q 1.1 | Page 49