The first step to learning resonance structures in organic chemistry, is to comfortably know the answer to this question:
What is Resonance?
Don’t just memorize ‘these arrows move here’. Instead, make sure you get why molecules resonate to delocalize their electrons, and understand the difference between ‘resonance hybrid’ and ‘resonance intermediates’. This and more is covered in the video below
(Watch on YouTube: Resonance. Click cc on bottom right for video transcription.)
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