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Unformatted text preview: Electron Pushing Worksheet "Curved‘arrow notation" (also referred to as 'electron pushing") is a common formalism
for illustrating the changes in bonding of electron pairs in Lewis structures during
a chemical truml‘ormatiOn. We use the same formalism to indicate the motiort of
electrons that interconverts one resonance structure with another. In the examples
below. translate the illustrated notation into the new stntcture or structures. For the following transformations. show the movement of electrons using the
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