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 1-3 h


The structure is drawn the way the formula is written. Nitrogen always has three bonds and a lone pair and hydrogen always has a single bond.

Work Step by Step

N always forms three bonds so the first nitrogen has a single bond with hydrogen and a double bond with the nitrogen. Similarly the second nitrogen has a double bond with Nitrogen and a single with hydrogen.
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