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Draw as many resonance structures as you can for the following species:

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Draw as many resonance structures as you can for the following species:

Resonance

Resonance is the movement of electrons in a molecule. Resonance only occurs for molecules where electron delocalization is also present. Resonance structures must obey the rules in making Lewis structures.

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There is only one resonance structure for acetone enolate.

The movement of electrons can be seen following the direction of the arrows.

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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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