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(a) Determine the formal charge of oxygen
in the following structure. If the atom is
formally neutral, indicate a charge of zero.
(b) Draw an alternative Lewis (resonance)
structure for the compound given in part (a).
Show the unshared pairs and nonzero formal
charges in your structure. Don't use radicals.
Formal charge on O
0
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(a) Determine the formal charge of oxygen in the following structure. If the atom is formally neutral, indicate a charge of zero. (b) Draw an alternative Lewis (resonance) structure for the compound given in part (a). Show the unshared pairs and nonzero formal charges in your structure. Don't use radicals. Formal charge on O 0

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