To draw the Lewis structure of HCSNH2, determine the valence electrons of each atom present then count the total number of electrons in the compound:
Group # # of valence e-
H 1A 1 e- x 3 = 3 e-
C 4A 4 e-
N 5A 5 e-
S 6A 6 e-
Total: 18 e-
Draw a Lewis structure for HCSNH2. (The carbon and nitrogen atoms are bonded together and the sulfur atom is bonded to the carbon atom.)
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