Double and triple bonds

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Double and triple bonds

Postby 504939134 » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:39 pm

I know that double and triple bonds are not considered double or triple regions of electron density, but why? Why do we not count them as such?

Robert Cross 1A
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Re: Double and triple bonds

Postby Robert Cross 1A » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:54 pm

Because the bonding pairs in the double/triple bond are sharing the same region of electron density around the same two positive poles, the pairs are forced to occupy the same region of electron density.

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Re: Double and triple bonds

Postby JOtomo1F » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:55 pm

I believe this is because even though there are multiple bonds, it is still in a single region and is therefore considered to be a single region of electron density.

Angelo Mapalo 4E
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Re: Double and triple bonds

Postby Angelo Mapalo 4E » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:58 pm

Double and triple bonds aren't considered because the VSEPR model focuses on the regions of electron concentration. Each bond, whether single or multiple, acts as a single unit when counting regions of high electron concentration.

Grecia Velasco 4D
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Re: Double and triple bonds

Postby Grecia Velasco 4D » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:08 pm

Multiple bonds are still considered one region of electron density.


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