Problem: Sketch the following molecule: NH2CO2H (whose skeletal structure is H2NCOOH, with both O atoms attached to C).

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Lewis structure for NH2CO2H


The skeletal structure is H2NCOOH, with both O atoms attached to C.


            Group            Valence Electrons

  N         5A                   1 × 5 e5 e
  C         4A                   1 × 4 e4 e

  H         1A                   3 × 1 e = 3 e

  O         6A                   2 × 6 e12 e

                   Total:  24 valence e

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Sketch the following molecule: NH2CO2H (whose skeletal structure is H2NCOOH, with both O atoms attached to C).

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