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    if you were drawing ch3ch2nh3+cl- backward in both structural and display formulas, would you draw the charges on the right or the left side of the atom? cl-nh3+ch2ch3 or -cl+nh3ch2ch3?
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    if you were drawing ch3ch2nh3+cl- backward in both structural and display formulas, would you draw the charges on the right or the left side of the atom? cl-nh3+ch2ch3 or -cl+nh3ch2ch3?
    I'm not sure it matters all that much, but I'd write:
    Cl-H3+NCH2CH3

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