Resonance Structures Higher Energy?

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NatBrown1I
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Resonance Structures Higher Energy?

Postby NatBrown1I » Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:16 am

Does a bond with a resonance structure have a higher or lower energy than a regular bond of the same type?

Tony Ong 3K
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Re: Resonance Structures Higher Energy?

Postby Tony Ong 3K » Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:25 am

i believe neither; it is just more spread out, and thus entropically favored.


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