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Mechanism of Biosynthesis of Terpenes

There is a specific part of the biosynthesis of terpenes that makes me confused: According to this mechanism, the double bond of the isopentenyl pyrophosphate attacks the primary carbocation, when it ...
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Stability and Resonance [duplicate]

The linked answers do attempt to clarify on 'stability' but I wanted an answer with specific connection to resonance. For example, the ethanoate ion can exist in many forms but, as we know from data,...
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Resonance structures and mechanism

I wrote the following resonance structures and our teacher wants us to write the curved arrows showing the mechanism as well... I was wondering if it's okay to show in which direction the mechanism ...

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