Problem: With a pKa of 1.2, squaric acid is unusually acidic for a compound containing only C, H, and O. Write a Lewis dot structure for the conjugate base of squaric acid and, using curved arrows, show how the negative charge is shared by two oxygens. 

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With a pKa of 1.2, squaric acid is unusually acidic for a compound containing only C, H, and O. Write a Lewis dot structure for the conjugate base of squaric acid and, using curved arrows, show how the negative charge is shared by two oxygens. 

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