We’re being asked to determine the Lewis structure of sulfuric acid, H2SO4.
Since we’re already given the central atom, we are going to follow the steps below:
Step 1: Calculate the total number of valence electrons present.
Step 2: Draw the Lewis structure for the molecule.
Sulfuric acid is the industrial chemical produced in greatest quantity worldwide. About 90 billion pounds are produced each year in the United States alone. Write the Lewis structure for sulfuric acid, H2SO4, which has two oxygen atoms and two OH groups bonded to the sulfur.
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