Drawing Lewis Structures

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Michelle Wang 4I
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Drawing Lewis Structures

Postby Michelle Wang 4I » Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:28 am

If the question asks you to draw the Lewis structure of a molecule that has resonance, do you just draw one of the structures or do we need to draw all of them?

Ariel Cheng 2I
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Re: Drawing Lewis Structures

Postby Ariel Cheng 2I » Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:36 am

Unless the question asks you specifically to draw all the resonance structures, I think that one is okay.

Henry_Phan_4L
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Re: Drawing Lewis Structures

Postby Henry_Phan_4L » Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:27 am

I think you should draw the possible resonance structures and put the double sided arrow in between them.

Jacqueline Duong 1H
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Re: Drawing Lewis Structures

Postby Jacqueline Duong 1H » Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:33 pm

Yeah I think you would need to draw the resonance hybrid, where you draw the two resonance structures connected with a double headed arrow.

Pritish Patil 1K
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Re: Drawing Lewis Structures

Postby Pritish Patil 1K » Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:47 pm

Draw the all the resonance structures with a double-headed arrow in between.


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