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Recall that the formula for the ** formal charge** is:

$\overline{){\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{.}}{\mathbf{C}}{\mathbf{.}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{Group}}{\mathbf{}}{\mathbf{Number}}{\mathbf{-}}{\mathbf{(}}{\mathbf{Bonds}}{\mathbf{+}}{\mathbf{Nonbonding}}{\mathbf{}}{{\mathbf{e}}}^{{\mathbf{-}}}{\mathbf{)}}}$

Calculating for the formal charge of each atom:

**F.C. of H = 1 – (1 + 0) = 0**

**F.C. of C = 4 – (4 + 0) = 0**

**F.C. of S = 6 – (5 + 0) = +1**

**F.C. of O = 6 – (2 + 6) = –2**

Calculating for the formal charge of each atom:

**F.C. of H = 1 – (1 + 0) = 0**

**F.C. of C = 4 – (4 + 0) = 0**

**F.C. of S = 6 – (4 + 2) = 0**

**F.C. of O = 6 – (2 + 4) = 0**

Use formal charge to choose the best Lewis structure for CH_{3}SOCH_{3}.

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