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Maximum number of no bond resonating structures

  1. Jan 29, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    2. Relevant equations
    number of alpha hydrogens= number of no bond resonating structures

    3. The attempt at a solution
    option 1: 3
    option 2: 6
    option 3: 8
    option 4: 9

    So the answer should be 4, right?
     
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  3. Jan 29, 2016 #2

    Suraj M

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    Did you eliminate the symmetric structures?
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2016
  4. Jan 29, 2016 #3
    Ohhh right. I forgot to eliminate the symmetric structures! Thanks.
     
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