Delocalized Electrons

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Rodrigo2J
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Delocalized Electrons

Postby Rodrigo2J » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:33 pm

Can someone explain what delocalized electrons are and maybe provide an example? Thank you!

Haley Pham 4I
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Re: Delocalized Electrons

Postby Haley Pham 4I » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:47 pm

Delocalized electrons are electrons that are not associated with a single atom or covalent bond, so essentially they have no specific location. Resonance structures depict delocalized bonding because they show bonds in different positions.

BryantChung_4B
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Re: Delocalized Electrons

Postby BryantChung_4B » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:10 am

The position of double bonds can change between resonance structures, because the electrons are not in a specific place but rather scattered around the atom. This is why they are called "delocalized."

Kevin Antony 2B
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Re: Delocalized Electrons

Postby Kevin Antony 2B » Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:57 pm

As resonance structures show, electrons can group in different manners. Delocalized means it doesn't group in one specific manner/with a single atom but rather with multiple.

Shrayes Raman
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Re: Delocalized Electrons

Postby Shrayes Raman » Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:39 pm

Delocalization refers to the fact that certain electron groups don't need to be in a particular place as they have a blend of resonance structures


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