# What is the name of this binary compound: SO_2?

$\text{Sulfur dioxide...........}$
Sulfur dioxide is a bent molecule, which is normally represented as $O = \stackrel{+}{\ddot{S}} - \stackrel{-}{O}$, in which, as shown, there is formal charge separation. $\angle O - S - O$ is approx. ${118}^{\circ}$.
The molecule has ${C}_{2 v}$ symmetry.
Its normal boiling point is $- {10}^{\circ}$.