How Many Bonds Does Carbon Form?


A carbon atom has four free electrons. It may form up to four bonds. . So for example carbon dioxide is a carbon atom bonded to two oxygen atoms, each of which has two negative charges.
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Carbon can form 4 bonds. Carbon's atomic symbol is C and it has an atomic weight of 12.011!
1 Additional Answer
Carbon has 4 valence electrons in its outer shell. This means that it needs 4 more to fulfill the octet rule. Carbon likes to form 4 covalent bonds with other atoms.
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