Charge of antimony pentafluoride


by coconut62
Tags: antimony, charge, pentafluoride
coconut62
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Mar28-13, 08:53 AM
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There's a question in my class test paper today which requires us to draw the dot-and-cross diagram for SbF5.

There's a charge on that molecule.

I drew it like this: (attached image)

Where does the charge come from? I don't even see any extra electrons.
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ldc3
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Mar28-13, 07:58 PM
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It doesn't have a charge. See http://www.webelements.com/compounds...afluoride.html


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