Problem: Add formal charges as necessary to the following structure. All unshared valence electrons are shown. What is the overall charge on the species?

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Recall that the formula for the formal charge is:


F.C.=Group Number-(Bonds+Nonbonding e-)


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Add formal charges as necessary to the following structure. All unshared valence electrons are shown.

 What is the overall charge on the species?

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