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Help in Organic Chem

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by NIYO2K2, Nov 6, 2002.

  1. NIYO2K2

    NIYO2K2 Member
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    Apr 10, 2002
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    Hey everyone

    I have a test in about in about a week and I am having problems understanding diene and the writing of resonance contributor. What are the rules of writing resonance contributor to get a resonance hybrid.

    thanx for stopping by
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  3. An Yong

    An Yong Senior Member
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    Sep 13, 2002
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    Here are some of the rules off the top of my head:

    1. Only pi electrons and non-bonding electrons can move

    2. You cannot add electrons onto a sp3 hybridized carbon

    3. Do not violate any of the bonding rules (i.e. 10 electrons to an atom)

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