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Homework Help: Chemistry - oxidation numbers

Posted by Farah on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 10:57am.

How do you use a Lewis Structure to find the oxidation state of an element. I have this question using the oxidation rule i got +2, however how do i use it with Lewis structure.
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Use the Lewis structure of a thiosulfate ion to find the oxidation number of each sulfur atom.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Lewis structures to assign oxidation numbers?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using the oxidation number rules to assign oxidation numbers?

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