# How many double bonds are in SO_2?

Nov 4, 2016

#### Answer:

There should be two double bonds.

#### Explanation:

Both sulfur and oxygen have 6 valence electrons. Since there are two Oxygen, the total valence electron is 18. (6 from sulfur and 12 from oxygen)

http://www.thegeoexchange.org/chemistry/bonding/Lewis-Structures/SO2-lewis-structure.html