Textbook question 2B.15

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Paige Lee 1A
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Textbook question 2B.15

Postby Paige Lee 1A » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:28 pm

Why are there only two possible resonance structures for ClNO2 and not three? Why can't N be double bonded to Cl?

Samuel Tzeng 1B
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Re: Textbook question 2B.15

Postby Samuel Tzeng 1B » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:52 pm

N can't be double bonded to Cl since Cl is a halogen and halogens don't form double bonds

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