Extra Problems Ch2 Revision to Prob2

Extra Problems Ch2 Revision to Prob2 - has a-2 charge while...

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O N + 2- Also a valid resonance structure. It’s not the worst resonance structure, given that all of the atoms have octets. However, this structure is pretty awful, given that nitrogen
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Unformatted text preview: has a -2 charge, while oxygen has a +1 formal charge (so this violates our rules regarding negative charge being on the more electronegative atom)....
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2009 for the course CHEM 3A taught by Professor Fretchet during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley.

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