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Organic Chemistry - Resonance

  1. Sep 18, 2009 #1
    can someone help me with this question?

    Draw the most important resonance contributor of the following structure?

    if its to small
    http://img196.imageshack.us/img196/8417/48084902.jpg [Broken]

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  3. Sep 18, 2009 #2
    looks like that double bond will have to jump to the other you know where
  4. Sep 18, 2009 #3
    unfortunately I don't below the c atom?
  5. Sep 23, 2009 #4
    you'll probably get a migration of the double bond to the lowest bond and then migration of a lone pair from oxygen to form a double bond and make an oxonium ion
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