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what would the geometry of SO2 be like?

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by Smooth Operater, Jul 23, 2006.

  1. Smooth Operater

    Smooth Operater don't bug "operatEr"!
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    Hello guys,

    What would the geometry of SO2 molecule look like? is it possible to have
    O=S=O which is a linear?

    Thanks!
     
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    should be bent cuz there is 1 set of unpaired electrons on the Sulfur which should repel and cause the bent-ness. It's only linear if there are no unpaired e's on the middle atom (i.e. CO2)
     

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