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Unformatted text preview: bond (or nonoctet atom), where "adjacent" means separated by a single bond (and doesn't mean sharing an atom). If there are only lone pairs and "isolated" multiple bonds (having no adjacent lone pair, multiple bond, or nonoctet atom), then it is not possible to "push" electrons. C C C C C C C C C C C C H H H H H H H H H H H H ELECTRON PUSHING (Part 1) STABLE OCTET ATOMS (connect lines as single, double, or triple bonds) C C N + N N O + O (check that your C, N, and O fit one of these patterns) X X X X O...
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2008 for the course CHEM 140A taught by Professor Whiteshell during the Fall '04 term at UCSD.
- Fall '04