Drawing Structures

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Leslie Almaraz 4G
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Drawing Structures

Postby Leslie Almaraz 4G » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:33 pm

How do we know that there are several ways to draw a chemical structure?

Nikki Razal 1L
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Re: Drawing Structures

Postby Nikki Razal 1L » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:38 pm

You can draw a molecule in different ways/ a molecule has resonance when you can draw a structure with multiple bonds in different positions (ie move one bond to another to create a double bond)

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Re: Drawing Structures

Postby jvera4b » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:44 pm

You know you can draw a chemical structure in several ways you can see multiple bonds in different locations, this is known as resonance. Resonance structures are indicator for more stable structures.

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Re: Drawing Structures

Postby Sarah Blake-2I » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:47 pm

If a structure can have double bonds in varying locations, then it is said to have resonance and can therefore have multiple drawings representing the location of different double bonds.

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