FC in lecture

$FC=V-(L+\frac{S}{2})$

WYacob_2C
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FC in lecture

In lecture, Lavelle said "charged delocalization tends to be more stable." Could someone please explain this?

ATingin_3I
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Re: FC in lecture

WYacob_1F wrote:In lecture, Lavelle said "charged delocalization tends to be more stable." Could someone please explain this?

delocalization of electrons means that an electron is freely moving around multiple overlapping orbitals, so the bond is spread out over more atoms, which makes it more stable.

Karina Kong 2H
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Re: FC in lecture

Electrons usually repel each other so spreading them out (meaning they are delocalized) results in a lower energy state and more stability.

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Re: FC in lecture

Delocalization increases stability by resonance because it increases the bonding between atoms and spreads energy over a larger area.

Maeve Miller 1A
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Re: FC in lecture

Delocalization refers to the electrons being more spread out; since they are no longer repelling one another, they have a lower energy level and therefor are more stable.