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Compounds with Resonance

Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:33 pm
by ahuang
Why are compounds with resonance structures more stable?

Re: Compounds with Resonance

Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:37 pm
by Deepika Reddy 1A
Compounds with resonance have delocalized electrons that are shared between all of the atoms. Therefore, these electrons occupy a greater volume of space, causing the compound to be more stable than if the electrons were localized near one atom.