We’re being asked to determine the **formal charge of carbon** in **the given Lewis structure**. Recall that the formula for the ** formal charge** is:

$\overline{){\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{.}}{\mathbf{C}}{\mathbf{.}}{\mathbf{}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{}}{\mathbf{Valence}}{\mathbf{}}{{\mathbf{e}}}^{{\mathbf{-}}}{\mathbf{}}{\mathbf{-}}{\mathbf{}}\left(\mathbf{Bonds}\mathbf{}\mathbf{+}\mathbf{}\mathbf{Nonbonding}\mathbf{}{\mathbf{e}}^{\mathbf{-}}\right)}$

The given Lewis structure is:

Calculate the formal charge on carbon.

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