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Unformatted text preview: drawings of these orbitals. NOW: (c) Draw staggered and eclipsed ethane in schematic form. (d) What factor stabilizes the staggered form of ethane over the eclipsed form? Consider the two coplanar C—H bonds and the stabilizing interaction between filled and empty orbitals. “ What filled and empty orbitals?” is the first question you should ask....
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course CHEM orgo taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '10 term at NYU.
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