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Problem: The Lewis diagram for SCl2  The electron-pair geometry around the S atom in SCl2 is ____There are lone pair(s) around the central atom, so the geometry of SCl2  is ____

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We are being asked to determine the Lewis structure, Electron-pair geometry, and lone pair around the central atom of SCl2.


We will do the following steps:

Step 1: Determine the central atom

Step 1: Determine the central atom

Step 2: Calculate the total valence electron

Step 3: Draw Lewis structure

Step 4: Determine the electron-pair geometry

Step 5: Determine the molecular geometry


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The Lewis diagram for SCl2  

The electron-pair geometry around the S atom in SCl2 is ____

There are lone pair(s) around the central atom, so the geometry of SCl2  is ____

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