Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321768418
ISBN 13: 978-0-32176-841-4

Chapter 1 - Introduction and Review - Problems: Problem 1-11 b

Answer

Do not draw carbons in the structure, instead join the lines. Show chlorine because it is a halogen. The following is the line-angle structure for the compound:
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Work Step by Step

In a line-angle structure, carbons and hydrogens attached to the carbons are not drawn. So instead of drawing carbons the lines in the lewis structure should be connected to form a line-angle structure. However, halogens have to be shown in the structure. In this case the halogen is Cl so it drawn in the structure.
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