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Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Based on formal charges, draw the most preferred Lewis structure for the chlorate ion, ClO3-.To add lone pairs, click the button before clicking on...

Solved • Jul 2, 2020

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Assign formal charges to each atom in the O3 molecule shown here. Be sure to click the  or  button before clicking on the molecule.Click the  or  b...

Solved • Jul 2, 2020

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Part A. Due to the small and highly electronegative nature of fluorine, the oxyacids of the this element are much less common and less stable than ...

Solved • Jul 2, 2020

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. What is the formal charge on phosphorus in a Lewis structure for the phosphate ion that satisfies the octet rule?

Solved • Jun 15, 2020

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Write Lewis structure that obeys the octet rule for OCS and assign formal charges to each atom.

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the structure of CO32−. Include all lone pairs of electrons and formal charges.

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the structure of NO3−. Include all lone pairs of electrons and formal charges.

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the best Lewis structure for BrO4- and determine the formal charge on bromine.a) +1b) 0c) +3d) +2e) -1

Solved • Apr 15, 2020

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the structure of periodic acid, HIO4. Optimize formal charges. 

Solved • Mar 20, 2020

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw a Lewis structure for SO2 in which all atoms obey the octet rule. Show formal charges. Do not consider ringed structures.Draw a Lewis structur...

Solved • Mar 17, 2020

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. In the best Lewis structure for BeCl2, what is the formal charge on the Be atom?a. +2b. -1c. -2d. +1e. 0

Solved • Oct 11, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. What is the formal charge on the carbon atom in carbon monoxide?A. 0     B. 1     C. 2     D. 4     E. -1

Solved • Sep 18, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Calculate the formal charge of each element in the following compounds and ions:(a) SeF6(b) PO43−

Solved • Aug 27, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Calculate the formal charge of each element in the following compounds and ions:(a) H2CCH2(b) ClF3

Solved • Aug 27, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Calculate the formal charge of each element in the following compounds and ions:(a) BF4−(b) SnCl3−

Solved • Aug 27, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Determine the formal charge of each element in the following:(a) O22−(b) H2O2

Solved • Aug 27, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Determine the formal charge of each element in the following:(a) PCl3(b) PF5

Solved • Aug 27, 2019

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Q. Write the Lewis structure and chemical formula of the compound with a molar mass of about 70 g/mol that contains 19.7% nitrogen and 80.3% fluorine ...

Solved • Aug 26, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Iodine forms a series of fluorides (listed here). Write Lewis structures for each of the four compounds and determine the formal charge of the iodi...

Solved • Aug 26, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the structure of hydroxylamine, H 3NO, and assign formal charges; look up the structure. Is the actual structure consistent with the formal ch...

Solved • Aug 26, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Calculate the formal charge of each element in the following compounds and ions:(a) F2CO(b) NO–

Solved • Aug 26, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Calculate the formal charge of chlorine in the molecules Cl 2, BeCl2, and ClF5.

Solved • Aug 26, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Determine the formal charge of each element in the following:(a) H3O+(b) SO42−(c) NH3

Solved • Aug 26, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Determine the formal charge of each element in the following:(a) HCl(b) CF4

Solved • Aug 26, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. How would you calculate the formal charge of CO 2?

Solved • Aug 8, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. What is the formal charge of CO?

Solved • Aug 7, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. What are the formal charges in O3 (ozone)?

Solved • Aug 7, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Why don't we draw double bonds between the Be atom and the Cl atoms in BeCl  2?a. That would give positive formal charges to the chlorine atoms and...

Solved • Aug 2, 2019

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Oxidation of the cyanide ion produces the stable cyanate ion, OCN-. The fulminate ion, CNO-, on the other hand, is very unstable. Fulminate salts e...

Solved • Nov 27, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. When molten sulfur reacts with chlorine gas, a vile-smelling orange liquid forms that has a formula of S2Cl2. The Lewis structure of this compound ...

Solved • Nov 26, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. The study of carbon-containing compounds and their properties is called organic chemistry. Besides carbon atoms, organic compounds also can contain...

Solved • Nov 26, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Sodium azide is a shock-sensitive compound that releases N2 upon physical impact. The compound is used in automobile airbags. The azide ion is N3–....

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. The substance chlorine monoxide, ClO (g), is important in atmospheric processes that lead to depletion of the ozone layer. The ClO molecule has has...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. The substance chlorine monoxide, ClO (g), is important in atmospheric processes that lead to depletion of the ozone layer. The ClO molecule has has...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. A major challenge in implementing the “hydrogen economy” is finding a safe, lightweight, and compact way of storing hydrogen for use as fuel. The h...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Some chemists believe that satisfaction of the octet rule should be the top criterion for choosing the dominant Lewis structure of a molecule or io...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. The structure of borazine, B3N3H6, is a six-membered ring of alternating B and N atoms. There is one H atom bonded to each B and to each N atom. Th...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Write a Lewis structure that obeys the octet rule for HClO2 (H is bonded to O) and assign formal charges to each atom.      

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Which of the Lewis structures for XeO3 yields the most favorable formal charges for the molecule?

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Assign formal charges to each atom in the resonance forms of N2O.

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the Lewis structure (including resonance structures) for diazomethane (CH2N2). For each resonance structure, assign formal charges to all atom...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the Lewis structure for H3PO4. If necessary, expand the octet on appropriate atoms to lower formal charge.

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Write a Lewis structure that obeys the octet rule for each of the following molecules or ions. Assign formal charges to each atom.SeO2

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. The Murchison meteorite that landed in Australia in 1969 contained 92 different amino acids, including 21 found in Earth organisms. A skeleton stru...

Solved • Oct 28, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Iodine forms a series of fluorides (listed here). Write Lewis structures for each of the four compounds and determine the formal charge of the iodi...

Solved • Oct 22, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the structure of hydroxylamine, H3NO, and assign formal charges; look up the structure. Is the actual structure consistent with the formal cha...

Solved • Oct 22, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Calculate the formal charge of chlorine in the molecules Cl2, BeCl2, and ClF5.

Solved • Oct 22, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Be sure to answer all parts.Draw the Lewis structure (including all lone pair electrons) with the lowest formal charges and determine the charge of...

Solved • Jul 3, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw a Lewis structure for SO2 in which all atoms have a formal charge of zero.

Solved • Mar 22, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw a Lewis structure for SO2 in which all atoms obey the octet rule. Show formal charges. Draw a Lewis structure for SO2 in which all atoms have ...

Solved • Mar 21, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the best Lewis structure for Cl3-. What is the formal charge on the central Cl atom?

Solved • Mar 21, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw Lewis structure for CN+, CN, and CN- and include formal charges, lone pairs and nonbonding electrons.

Solved • Mar 13, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the Lewis structure for N 2O that minimizes formal charge and places all negative formal charge on the most electronegative atom.

Solved • Feb 21, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Write a Lewis structure for each of the following ions. Assign formal charges to all atoms. If necessary, expand the octet on the central atom to l...

Solved • Jan 18, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw a single Lewis structure for the phosphate ion, assuming that the phosphorus atom can expand its octet, such that the formal charge on each of...

Solved • Jan 4, 2018

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. What is the formal charge on the carbon atom in CO?

Solved • Dec 19, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw a Lewis structure for ammonia, NH3. Show all unshared pairs and the formal charges, if any. Assume that bonding follows the octet rule.

Solved • Dec 19, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Nitromethane is an organic compound with the molecular formula CH 3NO2. Draw a complete Lewis structure that shows all bonds, unshared electron pai...

Solved • Dec 18, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw a single Lewis structure for the phosphate ion (PO 43-), in which the octet rule is obeyed. Include all formal charges and lone-pair electrons.

Solved • Dec 18, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the Lewis structure for ClO4-. Show the formal charges of all atoms in the structure.

Solved • Dec 15, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. What is the lewis structure for SO42- and the formal charge?

Solved • Dec 15, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the lewis structure for chlorate (ClO3-). For this structure, give each atom an octet and do not include a formal charge

Solved • Dec 15, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the Lewis structure of CO. Include lone pairs and formal charges.

Solved • Dec 14, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Give the proper Lewis structure of the following molecule/ion. Show the formal charge of any atom with a non-zero formal charge. Carbon monoxide

Solved • Aug 18, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Give the proper Lewis structure of the following molecule/ion. Show the formal charge of any atom with a non-zero formal charge.Iodine pentachloride

Solved • Aug 18, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Give the proper Lewis structure of the following molecule/ion. Show the formal charge of any atom with a non-zero formal charge.Sulfite 

Solved • Aug 18, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. What is the formal charge of phosphorus in the proper Lewis structure of phosphate ion? A. 0 B. +1 C. -1 D. +5 E. -3

Solved • Aug 17, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. What is the formal charge on the iodine atom in ICl2 + (where iodine is the central atom)? a) + 2 b) + 1 c) 0 d) – 1 e) – 2

Solved • Jun 19, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. In the spaces below draw a Lewis dot diagram showing the presence of all electrons in the molecule or ion. All of these obey the rule that there ar...

Solved • May 31, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the Lewis structure for ClF3 where the central atom has a zero formal charge.

Solved • May 2, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw one Lewis structure for formaldehyde, CH2O. There are no O – H bonds. Include any formal charges. All unshared electrons must be shown.

Solved • Mar 29, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw one Lewis structure for CH3N. There is at least 1 N – H bond. Include any formal charges. All unshared electrons must be shown.

Solved • Mar 29, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw one Lewis structure for nitrous oxide, N2O. There is a terminal oxygen. Include any formal charges. All unshared electrons must be shown.

Solved • Mar 29, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw one Lewis structure COS.  There are no O – S bonds. Include any formal charges. All unshared electrons must be shown.

Solved • Mar 29, 2017

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Determine the formal charge (F.C.) and oxidation number (O.N.) of sulfur in a molecule of SOF4. Hint: draw the Lewis structure. a) F.C. = 0 , O.N....

Solved • Mar 19, 2016

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. The formaldehyde molecule, which has the formula CH 2O, has two possible structures for which we can write a correct Lewis dot structures. Using fo...

Solved • Mar 10, 2016

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. For the following covalent compounds, draw the lewis dot configuration and identify the formal charge of the atoms as indicated.(a) CO2 Lewis Struc...

Solved • Mar 2, 2016

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. What are the formal charges on the two outer oxygen atoms in ozone (O 3)? a) 0 and 0 b) 0 and −1 c) +1 and −1 d) 0 and +1 e) −1 and −1

Solved • Mar 2, 2016

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the best Lewis structure for ClO 4 – and determine the formal charge on chlorine.A) -1B) +1C) 0D) +2E) +3

Solved • Feb 17, 2016

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the best Lewis structure for the free radical, NO2. What is the formal charge on the N? A) 0 B) +1 C) -1 D) +2 E) -2

Solved • Feb 17, 2016

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. Draw the best Lewis structure for Br3 – . What is the formal charge on the central Br atom? A) -1 B) 0 C) +1 D) +2 E) -2

Solved • Feb 17, 2016

Lewis Dot Structure: Formal Charge

Q. What is the formal charge on the nitrogen in the nitrate ion NO 3 – ? a. -1 b. 0 c. +1 d. +2

Solved • Feb 17, 2016