Resonance structuresare used to represent the different possible bonding arrangements in a molecule.
The lone pair on the 6th carbon moves to form a double bond. This causes the adjacent pi-bond to move so that carbon will follow the octet rule.
1. Draw a second resonance form for the structure shown below.
2. Draw a second resonance form for the structure shown below.
3. Draw a second resonance form for the structure shown below.
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