Reactivity in Chemistry

Understanding Mechanism

 

UM4. Solutions to Selected Problems

Problem UM1.1.

Problem UM1.2.

 

Problem UM1.3.

Problem UM1.4.

Problem UM1.5.

Problem UM1.6.

a)  formal charge = # e- in periodic table - # e- nonbonding - (# e- in bonds)/2

     formal charge = 4 - 1 - 6/2  = 0

b)  formal charge = # e- in periodic table - # e- nonbonding - (# e- in bonds)/2

     formal charge = 5 - 3 - 4/2  = 0

c)  formal charge = # e- in periodic table - # e- nonbonding - (# e- in bonds)/2

     formal charge = 6 - 5 - 2/2  = 0

Problem UM1.7.

Problem UM1.8.

Problem UM1.9.

 

 

 

 

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