Writing Line Angle Formulas

Writing Line Angle Formulas - Atoms other than carbon are...

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CHEM 3341 Skeletal Structures Section 2.3 Writing Line Angle Formulas A line angle formula (skeletal structure) is a streamlined way to represent a molecule. How to understand a line angle formula: A line is a bond. One line is a single bond, two lines is a double bond, and three lines is a triple bond. Every bend in a line is a carbon atom. The end of a line represents a carbon atom. Hydrogens on carbon atoms are not shown. Atoms that are not carbon are identified by their symbol.
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Unformatted text preview: Atoms other than carbon are labeled. Hydrogen atoms that are attached to atoms other than carbon are shown. This table shows how Kekulé structures and line angle formulas are related. Kekulé Structure Remove hydrogens attached to carbon Remove carbon labels= Line Angle Formula C C C C H H H H H H H H H H C C C C C C C C C H H H H H H H H H H C C C C C C C C C C C H H H H H H C C C C C C C C C C O OH C H H H H H H H H H C C C C O OH C O OH...
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course CHEM 3341 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .

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