hybrid structure

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josmit_1D
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hybrid structure

Postby josmit_1D » Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:38 am

are resonance hybrid structures usually just for carbon- hydrogen bonds?

EvanWang
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Re: hybrid structure

Postby EvanWang » Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:07 pm

No, resonance happens when you have the same arrangement of atoms, but different arrangements of electrons. For example, in ClO- the single bond could be in four different locations.

Victor James 4I
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Re: hybrid structure

Postby Victor James 4I » Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:09 am

its not specific to those atoms

andrewcj 2C
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Re: hybrid structure

Postby andrewcj 2C » Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:57 am

Be wary of resonance structures any time you see a multiple bond, as you just have to think about if you could put the multiple bond somewhere else.

Manav Govil 1B
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Re: hybrid structure

Postby Manav Govil 1B » Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:08 pm

Hybrid structures are just resonance structures interpreted through one diagram. The double bonds are represented as one solid and one dotted, and there are enough electrons on each atom considering a double bond is present. Any bond can have resonance.


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