Problem: Peroxyacetyl nitrate, or PAN, is present in photochemical smog. Draw the Lewis structures (including resonance forms) for PAN. The skeletal structure is

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To draw the Lewis structures, we place dots to indicate lone pairs for the specific atom. 

The Lewis Structure (including resonance structures)  of PAN is:

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Peroxyacetyl nitrate, or PAN, is present in photochemical smog. Draw the Lewis structures (including resonance forms) for PAN. The skeletal structure is

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