FC in lecture


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WYacob_2C
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FC in lecture

Postby WYacob_2C » Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:44 pm

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

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Re: FC in lecture

Postby ATingin_3I » Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:46 am

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

Postby Karina Kong 2H » Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:53 pm

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

Postby 805373590 » Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:57 pm

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

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Re: FC in lecture

Postby Maeve Miller 1A » Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:31 pm

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.


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