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Hi! I think it's because since the electrons can move around, they can fill up the orbitals of other atoms to complete a full octet. This would make the molecules less likely to react I believe, so that's why it'd be more stable
My understanding is that delocalized electrons are shared equally among multiple atoms rather than confined to a single atom. This means that the charges and energy of the electrons are spread over a wider area than they would be if the electron was confined to a single atom. Therefore, the energy at any given area of the molecule is lower and thus the molecule as a whole is more stable. I hope this helps!
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