H3PO3 can be represented by structures 1 and 2 shown below. Can these two structures be taken as the canonical forms of the resonance hybrid representing H3PO3? If not, give reasons for the same.
The given structures cannot be taken as the canonical forms of the resonance hybrid of H3PO3 because the positions of the atoms have changed.
No, these cannot be taken as canonical forms because the positions of atoms have been changed.
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