Problem: How many hydrogen atoms are bonded to the positively charged carbon?

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In bondline structures, Hs and lone pairs are implied. Charges denote the loss or gain of both Hs and lone pairs. For a charged C, this will have 3 bonding preferences and in this example, C is attached to another C and 2 Hs. Therefore there are 2 Hs attached on that terminal C. 

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How many hydrogen atoms are bonded to the positively charged carbon?

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