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3.41 part c

Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:22 pm
by Jessica Lutz 2E
When drawing a Lewis structure for glycine, H2C(NH2)COOH, are there rules I should know to determine which atoms are bonded together in the structure?

Re: 3.41 part c

Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:41 pm
by Miranda 1J
you would draw the lewis structure the same way the atoms are presented in the formula

Re: 3.41 part c

Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 7:09 pm
by Tylor McGrew 1J
When solving this, just make sure to keep the elements in the parenthesis (NH2) together and to put the two Carbon atoms in the center of the structure. By using these "rules", you should be able to use the normal rules of Lewis structures to find this Lewis structure.
(PS there will be no elements that break the octet rule in this example.)