Question #8928d

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Dec 31, 2016

Answer:

Here's how I would do it.

Explanation:

Ammonium sulfate, #("NH"_4)_2"SO"_4#, is an ionic compound.

It consists of two ammonium ions, #"NH"_4^"+"#, and one sulfite ion, #"SO"_3^"2-"#.

We must first draw the Lewis structures of each ion. They are:

ligand-expo.rcsb.org

and

www.chemistry.mcmaster.ca

Thus, the skeleton structure of ammonium sulfite would be

Ammonium sulfite