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Number of covalent bonds in Sulfur

How many covalent bonds are there in Sulfur?

2

Not too many people know that Sulfur forms one covalent bond with itself because it has 6 electrons in its outer valence shell.  This is the main reason while when putting two atoms of Sulfer together they share two pairs of electrons to achieve a full valence shell.  The main idea is that the full valence shell contains 8 electrons.  The main idea is that Sulfer does not form a covalent bond.  On the contrary, it forms a double covalent bond with itself.

This fact is verified on : December 9, 2013.





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