Problem: The central atom in SOCl2 is a sulfur atom. Fill in the blanks in the statement below:The sulfur-oxygen bond is a ________ and there are _________ around the oxygen.a. single bond and two lone pairs of electrons.b. single bond and three lone pairs of electrons.c. double bond and two lone pairs of electrons.d. double bond and three lone pairs of electrons.e. triple bond and one lone pair of electrons.

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The central atom in SOCl2 is a sulfur atom. Fill in the blanks in the statement below:

The sulfur-oxygen bond is a ________ and there are _________ around the oxygen.

a. single bond and two lone pairs of electrons.

b. single bond and three lone pairs of electrons.

c. double bond and two lone pairs of electrons.

d. double bond and three lone pairs of electrons.

e. triple bond and one lone pair of electrons.

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