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