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

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ISBN 10: 111801040X
ISBN 13: 978-1-11801-040-2

Chapter 2 - Resonance - 2.8 Assessing The Relative Importance Of Resonance Structures - Problems - Page 51: 2.63


The ressonance structures will look like this:

Work Step by Step

1. Draw the lone pairs. 2. Find which pattern the structure fits. They all will follow the first pattern. 3. Draw the arrows: Follow the patterns we have learned in this chapter. 4. Do the changes based on the arrows. * Don't forget the formal charges! 5. Check if they are significant. Use the three rules we've learned in the chapter. - They all are significant.
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