Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 2 Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Study Questions - Page 95b: 40


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Since oxygen (O), and sulfur (S) are from group 6A, they should both gain two electrons to become stable, which would make their electronic structure similar to neon (Ne) and argon (Ar) respectively, the same period noble gas.
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