Draw a second resonance structure for the following ion. Then, draw the resonance hybrid.

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Draw a second resonance structure for the following ion. Then, draw the resonance hybrid.

Resonance :

  • Resonance is a phenomenon in which the original structure is hybrid of all the structures such structure is known as resonance hybrid.
  • The compounds with resonating structures are more stable because of lower energy.

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We are provided with the following compound. We can see that it has a positive charge on oxygen atom and we know that oxygen is an electronegative so...

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Lewis Dot Structures: Resonance

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Chapter 5 / Lesson 9
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Learn what Lewis dot structures are, how to draw Lewis dot structures and see resonance in Lewis dot structures using the benzene Lewis dot structure example.


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