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Lewis Dot of Formic Acid (Methanoic Acid)



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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).

From- -The simplest carboxylic acid. In fact, its name comes from the Latin word for ant, formica, referring to its early isolation by the distillation of ant bodies. Used for tanning leather, a miticide for bees, and limescale remover.



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