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Charge of Silicon Hexafluoride
« on: October 01, 2019, 05:57:11 PM »
Can someone tell me why the charge of this compound is 2-? Thanks.

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Re: Charge of Silicon Hexafluoride
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2019, 09:09:31 PM »
[SiF6}]2-
Do you know how to calculate formal charges?
Calculate formal charge on each atom and you will get your answer.
Use this link to understand more
https://www.chemtopper.com/myblog/how-to-draw-lewis-dot-structure/

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Re: Charge of Silicon Hexafluoride
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2019, 09:16:36 PM »
I do, I'm dumb, thx so much

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