Problem: Hydrazine, N2H4, and carbon disulfide, CS2, react to form a cyclic molecule (below). Draw Lewis structures for N2H4 and CS2.

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a. For N2H4: Nitrogen goes in the center since hydrogen can only form one bond. We then need to count the total number of valence electrons for each element:

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Hydrazine, N2H4, and carbon disulfide, CS2, react to form a cyclic molecule (below). Draw Lewis structures for N2H4 and CS2.

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