Problem: 1) Draw the lewis Dot Structures for CS 2 and SCl4    2) Using VSEPR rules, predict the geometry of the two molecules in question 1

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  • For CS2, C will appear as central atom since it is less electronegative than S

  • Valence electron of C is 4 while S has 6. Total is 16 (4 + 6*2 = 16)

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1) Draw the lewis Dot Structures for CS 2 and SCl4
 

2) Using VSEPR rules, predict the geometry of the two molecules in question 1