Question

Draw the resonance structure indicated by the curved arrows?

I am having trouble with drawing the resonance structures. Everytime i try it keeps coming out wrong. Can someone please explain how to draw these resonance structures? thanks

1) http://img94.imageshack.us/img94/8951/7014619.jpg

2) http://img847.imageshack.us/img847/4029/7024007.jpg

3)http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/81/7044623.jpg

Answer

For resonance structures, the curved arrows indicates movement of 2 electrons whether it be from a bond (1st example) , negative charge (2nd example) or a lone pair (3rd example)

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/62/ya1k.png/

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/849/ya2.png/

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/695/ya3.png/

Sep 12 at 18:39