Problem: When SO3 gains two electrons, SO32− forms. (a) Which depiction best illustrates the change in molecular shape around S?

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Concept: Molecular Geometry 

Let's first draw the Lewis Dot Structure of SO3 to determine it's molecular geometry. 

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When SO3 gains two electrons, SO32− forms. (a) Which depiction best illustrates the change in molecular shape around S?

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