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Formal Charges Of the four forces present in the universe, the electromagnetic or coulombic force (force between charges) is the force that controls chemical reactions (excluding nuclear reactions). Positive charges attract negative charges and like charges repel. One of the most important facets in understanding and predicting chemical reactions will be the determination of where the charges are located on molecules. Once the locations of the charges are established, the positive charge centers react with the negative charge center. Positive charges are attracted to negative charges Positive charges are associated with the proton in the nucleus Negative charges are associated with the electrons There are both full charges and partial charges on organic molecules. Full Charges. The full charges come from an extra electron associated with an atom (negative charge) or missing electrons associated with an atom (positive charge). O H C H H N H C H H H H H Partial Charges. Partial charges ( δ + and δ -, where δ means small) are associated with polar bonds, bonds between atoms with very different electronegativities (polar covalent bonds). C Cl ! + ! - The C–Cl polar covalent bond. The electronegative Cl pulls the electrons towards itself creating charge separation or a region of negative charge on the chloride, and a corresponding positive charge on carbon. Electron density is skewed toward Cl
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