Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:02 am
In a bond strain, what causes the bond to not be at an ideal angle?
Re: Bond Strain
Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:17 am
The structure of the bond causes it to not be an ideal angle. For example, if you are working with a cyclopropane, the angle can not be the ideal 109.5 degrees because the structure of the molecule must form an equilateral triangle, which has angles of 60 degrees.