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CH3O-, (CH3)3COd. 3 Typical Acidities of Common Organic and Inorganic Substances TypicalpK^ Group Conjugate acid'^ Halogen acids HX(X=I,Br,Cl) X- - 1 0 to - 8 + R—C=N—H RC=N -10 Nitrile "^0 —H Aldehyde, ketone Conjugate base" 0 II R—C—R' II R—C—R' -7 H Thiol, sulfide Phenol, aromatic ether 1 R—S—R' + (yl-. , Q^NK,' 4-5 0' 5 Pyridine Alkylamine PhenoF ThioF \ R—N—R'2 R—N—R'2'^ 9-11 Q^O-H o°- 9-11 R—S" 9-11 R—S—H (continues) 8. 3 (continued) Group Conjugate acid° O Sulfonamide*^ H II 1 R—S—N—H II O Conjugate base^ TypicalpK^ 0 II - R—S—N—H II 10 0 H Nitro" 1 R—CH—NO2 0 H II 1 R—CH—NO2 10 0 II - Amide R—C—N—R R—C—N—R 15-17 Alcohol R—0—H R—O" 15-19 H Aldehyde,, ketone 0 1 II R—C—C—R' 1 R' H Ester 0 - II R' — C — C — R ' 1 17-20 R 0 1 II R—C—C—OR 1 R' 0 - II R—C—C—OR 1 20-25 R' H Nitrile 1— C = N R—C 1 R' R—C—C=N 1 25 R' Alkyne R—C=C—H R—C=C- 25 Amine R2N~H R2N- 35-40 Alkane R3C-H R3C- 50-60 Abbreviations: R = alkyl; R' = alkyl or H.

If you did not put enough electrons in the structure, it will be positively charged. You should always count the number of electrons in your finished Lewis structure to make sure that you have exactly the number calculated for the electron supply. 5), nitrogen and oxygen do not have d orbitals. Thus, it is not possible for this compound to have a double bond between nitrogen and oxygen, because this will leave either nitrogen or oxygen with more than eight electrons. e. Electron supply = (1 X 4XC) + (4 X 1)(H) + (2 X 6)(S and O) = 20.

C //c— \ :0 H 1-60 In this structure, the positively charged nitrogen does not have an octet of electrons, so that it will be less stable than the previous structures in which positively charged nitrogen does have an octet. Notice also that the number of bonds in 1-60 is one less than that estimated. You might have interpreted the molecule's skeleton to be that shown in resonance structures 1-61 through 1-63. However, none of these structures is expected to be stable. Structure 1-61 has a large number of charged atoms, 1-62 has an uncharged carbon with only six valence electrons (a carbene, see Chapter 4), and 1-63 has a carbene carbon and a nitrogen Chapter I Answers to Probkms 53 that has only six electrons.

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