How do you calculate the oxidation number of S in SnS^2?

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We weren't taught another rule for group 4 and 6
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S in Sn? Lol
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Sn is an element bro
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S = sulphur
Sn = tin
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(Original post by emma963)
S = sulphur
Sn = tin
I meant the oxidation number of S in SnS^2
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It’s +4 broski
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For Tin
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Ohhhh for S? Hold up, my bad lol
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Ohhhh for S? Hold up, my bad lol
Do you mind telling me the rule and how you got to the answer please.
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It’ll be -2
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If tin it’s +4, then S2 is (-2 x2)

4+-4= 0
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It’ll be -2
How did you know?
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It equals zero, no charge broski

Cmon now
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If tin it’s +4, then S2 is (-2 x2)

4+-4= 0
Why is it -2 is this because it's in group 6? We weren't taught the rules for group 6. We were only told about group 7. The rule for group 7 is 1- when a metal? Is it true when it's a metal in group 7 it's 1 - or does it mean non-metal?
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Also would the rule for group 7 be it's 2- if it is bonded to a metal or non-metal?
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(Original post by chocolatebar3883)
Why is it -2 is this because it's in group 6? We weren't taught the rules for group 6. We were only told about group 7. The rule for group 7 is 1- when a metal? Is it true when it's a metal in group 7 it's 1 - or does it mean non-metal?
Ya it’s in group 6 g

Group 7 is 1-
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Also would the rule for group 7 be it's 2- if it is bonded to a metal or non-metal?
Nah group 7 is always -1
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Nah group 7 is always -1
the teacher said something about group 7 only if bonded to metals or non-metals. Is it metals or non-metals?
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the teacher said something about group 7 only if bonded to metals or non-metals. Is it metals or non-metals?
Group 7 is a halogen broski
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Group 7 is a halogen broski
Do you mind telling me all the rules for oxidation numbers as my teacher seems to have missed out some content. Thanks!
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