Commonly Tested Lewis Structures

We draw Lewis Structures to predict:

-the shape of a molecule.

-the reactivity of a molecule and how it might interact with other molecules.

-the physical properties of a molecule such as boiling point, surface tension, etc.

Drawing the Lewis Structure for CS2 (Sulfur Trioxide)

CS2 is sometimes used to fumigate railroad cars and grain elevators.

CS2 is named Carbon Disulfide.

There are 16 valence electrons available for the Lewis structure for CS2 .

Video: Drawing the Lewis Structure for CS2

It is helpful if you:

  • Try to draw the CS2 Lewis structure before watching the video.
  • Watch the video and see if you missed any steps or information.