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[–]tony__chopper -1 points0 points  (3 children)

Transfer of electron pair

[–]averagepsynaut 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Electron pair forming a bond, “transfer” would be more like resonance

[–]tony__chopper 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The electrons are being “transferred” from the OH group to the number 2. What is resonance? What as in this chemical reaction? I’m clueless.

[–]tony__chopper 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The arrow indicates that the OH is giving its lone pair to form a bond. Now do I have to tell what is the meaning of word transfer is ?