Problem: Write Lewis structure that obeys the octet rule for OCS and assign formal charges to each atom.

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OCS → Carbon is the central atom.



          Group             Valence Electrons

O         6A                   1 × 6 e6 e

C         4A                   1 × 4 e4 e
S         6A                   4 × 6 e6 e

         Total:  16 valence e

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Write Lewis structure that obeys the octet rule for OCS and assign formal charges to each atom.

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