Electron resonance

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Electron resonance

Postby 205389184 » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:15 pm

What does it mean for an electron that is involved in resonance structures to be delocalized?

Jessica Tejero 3L
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Re: Electron resonance

Postby Jessica Tejero 3L » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:24 pm

Resonance is a mental exercise and method within the Valence Bond Theory of bonding that describes the delocalization of electrons within molecules.

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Re: Electron resonance

Postby KarineKim2L » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:45 pm

Molecules that have resonance structures are the blended average of the different resonance structures. So, when a molecule has resonance structures, I believe its electrons are not contained between two atoms, but move in a larger area, and are thus delocalized.


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