Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 7 - Molecular Structures - Questions for Review and Thought - Applying Concepts - Page 325f: 91c



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We know that the central atom has 2 unbonded electrons. Additionally, it has four single-bonded atoms, meaning that there must be a total of 6 electrons. This makes a group 6 element, such as Sulfur, would work.
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