Saturday
March 25, 2017

Post a New Question

Posted by on .

From the lewis structure of AlCl4- where should I place the formal charge? next to Al or Cl?

  • Chemistry - ,

    If you are talking about the ion itself, I would write it as
    AlCl4^-
    If you are talking about drawing the Lewis structure and counting formal charge on each atom; if you count them you will see that each Cl is zero formal charge and the Al has a formal charge of -1.

Answer This Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

More Related Questions

Post a New Question