regions of electron density

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lasarro
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regions of electron density

Postby lasarro » Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:36 pm

What can classify as a region of electron density in a molecule?

WesleyWu_3C
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Re: regions of electron density

Postby WesleyWu_3C » Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:41 pm

An electron density can either be a lone pair or a covalent bond.

Osvaldo Sanchez Fernandez -4F
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Re: regions of electron density

Postby Osvaldo Sanchez Fernandez -4F » Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:52 pm

You treat regions of electron density as bonds or lone pairs. For bonds however, no matter what type of bond it is, like double, single, or triple, they are considered one region of electron density. So just because there is a double bond, it doesn't mean that it has 2 regions of electron density.

Nathan Nakaguchi 4H
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Re: regions of electron density

Postby Nathan Nakaguchi 4H » Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:08 pm

I think of regions of electron density just as another way to say a general area of a group of electrons, so on a molecule wherever either lone pairs or bonds are is a general area of a group electrons therefore regions of electron density.

AGulati_4A
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Re: regions of electron density

Postby AGulati_4A » Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:21 pm

a lone pair in an electron that creates a large negative charge

Destiny_Ryales_3J
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Re: regions of electron density

Postby Destiny_Ryales_3J » Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:26 pm

So this means that electron density is a term referring to any charge away from zero?

Michelle Chan 1J
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Re: regions of electron density

Postby Michelle Chan 1J » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:47 pm

lone pair, bond, or radical

505106414
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Re: regions of electron density

Postby 505106414 » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:55 pm

Basically an atom that has electron lone pairs or is sharing electrons I believe.


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