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Classifying Radicals

Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:28 pm
by Vincent Leong 2B
Is it safe to say that any complex compound with an odd number of valence electrons is a radical?

Re: Classifying Radicals

Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:07 pm
by AmyL_3L
I'd say so, since radicals are atoms with an unpaired electron, making them have odd numbers of valence electrons and unfinished octets.