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Which of the following statements is true regarding the Lewis structure for methylamine, CH3NH2?
a) There will be an unshared pair of electrons on the nitrogen atom.
b) There will be three covalent bonds to the carbon.
c) Nitrogen will form a double bond with the adjacent carbon.
d) Both a and c are correct.
e) All of the above are correct.

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    a is true.
    b is not true; there are 4 covalent bonds to C.
    c is not true. There is no double bond.
    d and e can't be right

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