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    Edit: Title should say electronic structure of sulfur difluoride.
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Size:  11.5 KB How do I answer this question? It doesn't show how on the mark scheme and when I try to google it, it shows something called the Lewis structure which I haven't learnt.
    Thanks

    Edit: Title should say electronic structure of sulfur difluoride.
    A Lewis structure is the same as a dot and cross diagram (I'm pretty sure?)

    The electronic configurations show you the number of electrons in the most outer shell of each element, so 6 for Sulphur, and 7 for Fluorine - this is what is needed to be shown in a dot and cross diagram.

    So it tells you already that the molecule is SF2, so you know that 1 Sulphur atom is bonded to 2 Fluorine atoms.

    Does this help?
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    (Original post by KaylaB)
    A Lewis structure is the same as a dot and cross diagram (I'm pretty sure?)

    The electronic configurations show you the number of electrons in the most outer shell of each element, so 6 for Sulphur, and 7 for Fluorine - this is was is needed to be shown in a dot and cross diagram.

    So it tells you already that the molecule is SF2, so you know that 1 Sulphur atom is bonded to 2 Fluorine atoms.

    Does this help?
    Don't know how I didn't realize that, thanks!
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    (Original post by hlep)
    Don't know how I didn't realize that, thanks!
    No problem! :hat2:
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