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H H H C H H C C H H C C H H H Solve It Abbreviate this full Lewis structure by using a condensed structure. 10. qxp 6/4/08 10:40 PM Page 29 Chapter 2: Speaking Organic Chemistry: Drawing and Abbreviating Lewis Structures Drawing Line-Bond Structures The most common structural abbreviations of the full Lewis structure is the line-bond structure (also called a Kekulé structure or a line-angle structure). In a line-bond structure, carbons and hydrogen atoms aren’t explicitly shown; instead, a chain of carbons is represented by a jagged line, with each point (or node) on the jagged line representing a carbon atom.
Draw the other resonance structure for the following molecule by arrow-pushing. N N Solve It 17. Draw the other two resonance structures for the following molecule by arrowpushing. Solve It 18. Draw the other resonance structure for the following molecule by arrow-pushing. qxp 5/27/08 10:18 AM Page 49 Chapter 3: Drawing Resonance Structures Drawing Multiple Resonance Structures Sometimes a compound has a number of resonance structures. Practicing on a few of these molecules that need to be described with multiple resonance structures is a good idea so you can get some more practice at spotting molecules that have resonance structures.
H C C H Referring to the following figure, draw the orbital diagram of acetylene. sp sp H C C H acetylene Next, draw the valence orbitals as shown here. Hydrogen has only the 1s orbital, and you can use the earlier template for sphybridized atoms for each of the carbons. A. p H 1s sp p C p sp sp p C p sp H 1s This problem is daunting, but you can tackle it step by step. The first thing to do is determine the hybridizations for all the atoms. The two carbons are sp hybridized. The hydrogens, having only one electron, remain unhybridized (hydrogen is the only atom that doesn’t rehybridize in organic molecules): H 1s sp p C p sp sp p C sp H 1s Next, you need to figure out which orbitals overlap to give rise to the bonds in acetylene.