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In real life, molecules look like a blend of all the different resonance structures that can be drawn since they have the same bond length. You can tell that a molecule has resonance if it you can change the number of bonds between different atoms within a molecule without changing the location of those atoms.
Visually, the resonance structure would look like the average of the different structures drawn. It would have bond lengths that average the different possibilities, but it cannot be drawn like that realistically on paper.
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