Radicals

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ZachMoore1C
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Radicals

Postby ZachMoore1C » Wed May 23, 2018 12:40 pm

Does being a radical mean there’s simply an odd number of valence electrons present?

RubyLake1F
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Re: Radicals

Postby RubyLake1F » Wed May 23, 2018 12:53 pm

Yes, and radicals will be highly reactive because they are always looking to bond with another electron so that the lone one will be paired up.

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Re: Radicals

Postby Phil Timoteo 1K » Wed May 23, 2018 1:04 pm

Yes they always have an odd number of electrons.


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