What are the resonance structures of $\ce{CH3COCN}$ molecule?

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    $\begingroup$ You mean Pyruvonitrile? $\endgroup$ – Devashish Das Aug 7 '14 at 13:18

Here are the significant resonance structures for pyruvonitrile.

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  • $\begingroup$ just curios, how do you draw these structures? $\endgroup$ – RE60K Aug 8 '14 at 17:27
  • $\begingroup$ I use ChemSketch, it's free. $\endgroup$ – ron Aug 8 '14 at 17:58
  • $\begingroup$ what is ChemSketch? $\endgroup$ – Yomal Amarathunge Aug 9 '14 at 15:22
  • $\begingroup$ How to show lone pairs electrons of atoms of these structures? $\endgroup$ – Yomal Amarathunge Aug 9 '14 at 15:28
  • $\begingroup$ ChemSketch is a free software package that let's you draw chemical structures. It's free, so it doesn't do things like show lone pairs very easily, but it can be done in a convoluted sort of way. acdlabs.com/resources/freeware $\endgroup$ – ron Aug 9 '14 at 15:32

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