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how to find formal charge in organic chemistry?

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    The formula for formal charge is, Formal charge = [# of valence electrons] – [electrons in lone pairs + 1/2 the number of bonding electrons]

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    I can show you a few examples For example formal charge of B in BH4 So formal charge = 3 – (0 + 4) = 3 – 4 = –1 The formal charge of B in BH4 is negative 1.

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