Reactivity in Chemistry
UM4. Solutions to Selected Problems
a) formal charge = # e- in periodic table - # e- nonbonding - (# e- in bonds)/2
formal charge = 4 - 1 - 6/2 = 0
b) formal charge = # e- in periodic table - # e- nonbonding - (# e- in bonds)/2
formal charge = 5 - 3 - 4/2 = 0
c) formal charge = # e- in periodic table - # e- nonbonding - (# e- in bonds)/2
formal charge = 6 - 5 - 2/2 = 0
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