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. 

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NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Chemistry Chapter 4 Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Q12

The given structures cannot be taken as the canonical forms of the resonance hybrid of H3PO3 because the positions of the atoms have changed.

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