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 e– = 12 e–
Total: 24 valence e–
Draw Lewis structures of CH3NO2, showing all resonance forms.
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