GeCl4 SeCl4 ICl4- ICl4+
1. The species represented above all have the same number of chlorine atoms attached to the central atom.
Diagram 1 Diagram 2 Diagram 3
(a) Look at the 3 diagrams shown above. Match each of the diagrams with the chemical species
(b) On the diagrams shown in part (a), answer the following questions.
(i) What is the hybridization of the central atom in each of the 4 chemical species?
(ii) Which of the compounds are polar? Explain.
Two students draw different Lewis dot structures for Sulfuric Acid H2SO4.
a. Which student drew the best Structure? Calculate the formal charge of the central sulfur as part of your justification.
b. One of the structures should be shown as resonance structures. Explain by describing the resonance forms.
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