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What does the Lewis dot structure look like for the covalent bond of one sulfur and three oxygens with a negative charge of two?

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March 14, 2009 8:11AM

The shape is pyramidal, and all of the elements (S and the 3 O's) have 8 dots around them.

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O:

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S:O:

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O:

' ' Then put [ ] around the drawing and add a 2- in the top right corner and you're all set