What is the formal charge on the Xe atom in XeF4?

1. +2

  1. −4

  2. 0

  3. +4

3 Answers

  • 3. 0

  • Draw out the lewis structure. Formal charge=number of valence electrons-nonbonding electrons-(1/2)bonding electrons=8-4-(1/2)8=0

  • Xef4 Lewis Structure

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  • it’s 0,

    Source(s): just got it right
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