localized e- def

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sarahtang4B
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localized e- def

Postby sarahtang4B » Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:02 pm

What does localized vs delocalized electrons mean?

Rachel-Weisz3C
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Re: localized e- def

Postby Rachel-Weisz3C » Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:20 pm

Localized electrons remain close to an atom or in the same place, however delocalized electrons are shown in different places between different resonance structures.

Josephine Lu 4L
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Re: localized e- def

Postby Josephine Lu 4L » Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:33 pm

Delocalized electrons are electrons that are involved in resonance structures. For example, benzene, C6H6, has three delocalized double bonds, meaning that the three double bonds can be placed in different areas.


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