We’re being asked to draw a Lewis structure for SBr4, and provide the electron pair geometry, the molecular geometry and the Hybridization of Sulfur, S.
Part A: Draw the Lewis Structure for SBr4
We first need to determine the total number of valence electrons present in the molecule:
Group Valence Electrons
S 6A 1 × 6 e– = 6 e–
Br 7A 4 × 7 e– = 28 e–
Total: 34 valence e–
Write down Lewis structure of SBr4 and provide answer of its electron pair geometry, molecular geometry and hybridization of sulfur.
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