We’re being asked to draw a Lewis structure for SH–.
Since the compound is composed of two atoms only, no central atoms.
Group Valence Electrons
S 6A 1 × 6 e– = 6 e–
H 1A 1 × 1 e– = 1 e–
From –1 charge: + 1 e–
Total: 8 valence e–
H → 1 bond only
Draw the lewis structure for a thiol [SH-] ion.
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