Problem: Given the Lewis Structure shown below, what is the formal charge on the sulfur atom labeled #1?A. 0B. -1C. +1D. -2E. +2

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We’re being asked to determine the formal charge of sulfur (labeled #1) in the given Lewis structure. Recall that the formula for the formal charge is:



The given Lewis structure is:



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Given the Lewis Structure shown below, what is the formal charge on the sulfur atom labeled #1?

A. 0
B. -1
C. +1
D. -2
E. +2

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