Stable

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Raquel Rodriguez
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Stable

Postby Raquel Rodriguez » Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:13 pm

What is the charge that the structure need to have to be the most stable?

Alicia Gibbons 1B
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Re: Stable

Postby Alicia Gibbons 1B » Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:06 pm

When formal charge is 0, the structure is most stable (when it is not an ion.) When it is an ion, formal charge should add to the charge. For example, an ion with -1 charge should have a formal charge of -1.

Nicolle Fernandez 1E
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Re: Stable

Postby Nicolle Fernandez 1E » Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:49 pm

To be the most stable the formal charge has to be 0.


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