Q. 144.5( 8 Votes )

If the valency of carbon is 4 and that of sulphur is 2, work out the formula of the compound formed by the combination of carbon with sulphur. What is the name of this compound?

Answer :

The valency of carbon is 4 and that of sulphur is 2. So according to the valencies of both the elements present, the formula becomes CS2. The name of compound is carbon disulphide.


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