Problem: Give the two other reasonable resonance structures for the molecule below, showing all lone pairs and formal charges. (a) Circle the MAJOR resonance structure. (b) Briefly explain why you circled the structure you did for the major resonance structure.

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Give the two other reasonable resonance structures for the molecule below, showing all lone pairs and formal charges. 

(a) Circle the MAJOR resonance structure. 

(b) Briefly explain why you circled the structure you did for the major resonance structure.

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