Problem: The molecule shown here is difluoromethane (CH2F2), which is used as a refrigerant called R-32.Based on the structure, how many electron domains surround the C atom in this molecule?

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Recall: An electron domain refers to a lone pair or bonding pair surrounding a particular atom in a molecule.

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The molecule shown here is difluoromethane (CH2F2), which is used as a refrigerant called R-32.

A carbon is single bonded left and right, angled above, to F, and below, angled in and out of the page , to H.


Based on the structure, how many electron domains surround the C atom in this molecule?