Problem: Sulfuric acid is manufactured by a series of reactions represented by the following equations:S8(s) + 8O2(g) ⟶ 8SO2(g)2SO2(g) + O2(g) ⟶ 2SO3(g)SO3(g) + H2O(l) ⟶ H2SO4(l)Draw a Lewis structure, predict the molecular geometry by VSEPR, and determine the hybridization of sulfur for the following:a. circular S8 molecule

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Sulfuric acid is manufactured by a series of reactions represented by the following equations:

S8(s) + 8O2(g) ⟶ 8SO2(g)

2SO2(g) + O2(g) ⟶ 2SO3(g)

SO3(g) + H2O(l) ⟶ H2SO4(l)

Draw a Lewis structure, predict the molecular geometry by VSEPR, and determine the hybridization of sulfur for the following:

a. circular S8 molecule


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