## Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals - Exercises - Page 992: 22.43e

#### Answer

$CaSO_{4}$, Oxidation state of S is +6.

#### Work Step by Step

Since net oxidation state of the compound is neutral, hence: Ca: +2 x 1 = +2, O: -2 X 4 = -8, then S should have oxidation state of +6

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