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Stable

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:13 pm
by Raquel Rodriguez
What is the charge that the structure need to have to be the most stable?

Re: Stable

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:06 pm
by Alicia Gibbons 1B
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.

Re: Stable

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:49 pm
by Nicolle Fernandez 1E
To be the most stable the formal charge has to be 0.