Big Molecule

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Doreen Liu 4D
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Big Molecule

Postby Doreen Liu 4D » Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:41 pm

How do we draw the lewis structure for CH3CHCHCN?

Alexis Webb 2B
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Re: Big Molecule

Postby Alexis Webb 2B » Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:56 pm

Connect all the carbons in a chain and attach the hydrogens to the outsides. Thats how I usually try to attack those. The N would connect to a carbon as well.

Ashley Nguyen 2L
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Re: Big Molecule

Postby Ashley Nguyen 2L » Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:59 am

I believe the best way would be to treat this molecule as a hydrocarbon chain with the nitrogen on the end. The nitrogen will most likely be double bonded to the end carbon, but be sure to check how many electrons the molecule should have and formal charges.


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