Problem: Draw a Lewis structure for the molecule SCN - with C as the central atom, including formal charges and resonance structures (you should have three structures)Do the same with N as the central atom (again, you should have three structures) Based on the formal charges, which order (SCN- or SNC-) represents the more stable structure? For the more stable order (SCN- or SNC-) which of the three resonance structures you drew is the "best" structure according to the rules of Lewis dot structures and formal charges? Explain your answers.

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Draw a Lewis structure for the molecule SCN - with C as the central atom, including formal charges and resonance structures (you should have three structures)

Do the same with N as the central atom (again, you should have three structures) Based on the formal charges, which order (SCN- or SNC-) represents the more stable structure? For the more stable order (SCN- or SNC-) which of the three resonance structures you drew is the "best" structure according to the rules of Lewis dot structures and formal charges? Explain your answers.

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