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sir please explain the difference between formal charge and resonance?

sir please explain the difference between formal charge and resonance?

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Chetan Mandayam Nayakar
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10 years ago

in formal charge, there is only one lewis dot structure for a molecule whereas, in resonance, electrons are quantum mechanically delocalized,or,in other words, "spread out" over multiple covalent bonds.

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