Draw a Lewis structure for {eq}SO_3 {/eq}.


Draw a Lewis structure for {eq}SO_3 {/eq}.

Lewis Structure:

Lewis structure is the structure of a compound that conforms with the valence shell electron pair repulsion theory which is concerned with the angle formed between the substituents in accordance with their relative repulsion profile. The higher the repulsion, the higher the angle between them.

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The Lewis structure of sulfur trioxide is shown below. This compound has trional planar geometry because sulfur does not contain lone pairs that...

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Chapter 5 / Lesson 8

Learn to depict molecules and compounds using the Lewis structure. Explore the relationship between the octet rule, valence electron, and the electron dot diagram.

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