1. Dismiss Notice
  2. Download free Tapatalk for iPhone or Tapatalk for Android for your phone and follow the SDN forums with push notifications.
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Visit Interview Feedback to view and submit interview information.

how can sulfur tetrafluoride exist?

Discussion in 'MCAT Study Question Q&A' started by RSK25, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. RSK25

    2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2013
    Messages:
    54
    Likes Received:
    9
    how can sulfur tetrafluoride exist?
     
  2. Note: SDN Members do not see this ad.

  3. DrDreams

    DrDreams Captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise
    Gold Donor Classifieds Approved 5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2011
    Messages:
    437
    Likes Received:
    139
    Status:
    Medical Student
    Nvm

    I was going to say because sulfur has access to d orbitals. But then I realized you said SF4 and not SF6
     
  4. Cawolf

    5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2013
    Messages:
    3,365
    Likes Received:
    2,094
    Status:
    Medical Student
    Valence Shell Expansion

    @DrDreams you are right - sp3d hybridization in Sulfur is what is occurring.
     
    DrDreams likes this.
  5. Teleologist

    2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2013
    Messages:
    616
    Likes Received:
    158
    Status:
    Pre-Medical
    I concur
     
    #4 Teleologist, Sep 5, 2014
    Last edited: Sep 6, 2014
    Cawolf likes this.
  6. mehc012

    mehc012 Big Damn Hero
    5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2012
    Messages:
    9,055
    Likes Received:
    7,625
    Status:
    Medical Student
    For SF4 ? You don't need that many orbitals, do you?
    Edit: NM, forgot about the electron pair.
     
    Cawolf likes this.

Share This Page