Problem: For CH2CHCH3 draw an appropriate Lewis structure.

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  • C appears to have 4 valence electrons while H has 1. Total valence electrons will appear as 18. 4(3)+ 1(6) = 18
  • If we base the structure on the molecular formula, where all Hs are attached to their respective C, this will appear as:
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For CH2CHCH3 draw an appropriate Lewis structure.

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