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Unformatted text preview: XeF 2 , a colorless crystalline solid. Let's try to draw the electron-dot formula for SF 4 (sulfur tetrafluoride). Note that sulfur is in the 3rd period and thus does have d-orbitals available. Transition metals offer a unique problem in that they have several common oxidation states so we tend to not write electron-dot formulas for their compounds....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2010 for the course ENGN 45 taught by Professor Wendy during the Spring '09 term at City College of San Francisco.
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