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Formal Charge

Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:14 pm
by Katherine Brenner 3H
When you calculate a formal charge and get 1- will that be a formal charge of +1 or -1 because it is an electcron?

Re: Formal Charge

Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:19 pm
by Emily_4B
It would be -1

Re: Formal Charge

Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:22 pm
by philipraj_1F
It does not matter that it is a electron, it will be 1-

Re: Formal Charge

Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:54 pm
by kpang_4H
Formal charge is valence minus number of lines and dots, and you can get a negative or a postiive answer when you do that