Problem: Propylene, C3H6, is a gas that is used to form the important polymer called polypropylene. Its Lewis structure is shown in the diagram.How many valence electrons are used to make π bonds in the molecule?

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Propylene, C3H6, is a gas that is used to form the important polymer called polypropylene. Its Lewis structure is shown in the diagram.

How many valence electrons are used to make π bonds in the molecule?

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