Organic Chemistry As a Second Language, 3e: First Semester Topics

Published by John Wiley & Sons
ISBN 10: 111801040X
ISBN 13: 978-1-11801-040-2

Chapter 2 - Resonance - 2.7 Drawing Resonance Structures - By Recognizing Patterns - Problems - Page 45: 2.47


The pi bond moved to the nytrogen, forming a lone pair.

Work Step by Step

1. The electronegative atom is the nytrogen. 2. Draw the arrows: Follow the same pattern we have learned in the chapter. (The pi bond electrons will move to the electronegative atom.) 3. Do the changes based on the arrows. * Don't forget the formal charges!
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