Problem: Draw Lewis structures of CH3NO2, showing all resonance forms.

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The resonance forms of CH3NO2:

C and N → the central atoms

       

     Group           Valence Electrons

C         4A                   1 × 4 e =   4 e

H         1A                   3 × 1 e =   3 e

N         1A                   1 × 5 e =   5 e

O         6A                   2 × 6 e12 e

                        Total: 24 valence e

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Draw Lewis structures of CH3NO2, showing all resonance forms.

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